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“municipality” in British English

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municipalitynoun [ C ]

uk /mjuːˌnɪs.ɪˈpæl.ə.ti/ us /mjuːˌnɪs.əˈpæl.ə.t̬i/

a city or town with its own local government, or the local government itself:

The municipality provides services such as water and rubbish collection.

(Definition of “municipality” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“municipality” in American English

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municipalitynoun [ C ]

us /mjʊˌnɪs·əˈpæl·ɪ·t̬i/

a city or town with its own local government, or this local government itself

(Definition of “municipality” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“municipality” in Business English

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municipalitynoun [ C ]

uk /mjuːˌnɪsɪˈpæləti/ us plural municipalities GOVERNMENT

a city or town that has its own government:

The smoking ban that started in 13 municipalities in New Mexico, including Santa Fe and Albuquerque, has now officially gone statewide.

(Definition of “municipality” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)