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city hallnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪt̬·i ˈhɔl/
a ​building that is used by the ​government of a city, and that usually ​contains the city ​offices: Protesters ​hurledeggs during a ​ceremony in ​front of city hall.
City hall is also the ​government of a city: If city hall hadn't ​stopped him, he would have ​erected the ​statue in his ​frontyard.
(Definition of city hall from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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city hallnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsɪt.i ˈhɔːl/  us   /ˌsɪt̬.i ˈhɑːl/ mainly US

City Hallnoun [U]

uk   us   mainly US
the ​government of a ​city: You will have to ​apply to City Hall for a ​buildingpermit.
(Definition of city hall from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “city hall”
in Arabic مَبنى مَجلِس المَدينة…
in Korean 시청사…
in Portuguese prefeitura…
in Catalan ajuntament…
in Japanese 市役所…
in Chinese (Simplified) 市政厅, 市政府大楼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市政廳, 市政府大樓…
in Italian municipio, comune…
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