Definition of “regional” - English Dictionary

“regional” in British English

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regionaladjective

uk /ˈriː.dʒən.əl/ us /ˈriː.dʒən.əl/

B2 relating to or coming from a particular part of a country:

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  • The regional editions of the paper contain specific information for that area.
  • The three nations competed for regional hegemony.
  • The poll showed that 80% of the population supported regional self-government.
  • Local people have mixed feelings about the planned transformation of their town into a regional capital.
  • The association was formed by the amalgamation of several regional environmental organizations.
regionally
adverb uk /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.i/ us /ˈriː.dʒən.əl.i/

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

“regional” in Business English

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regionaladjective

uk /ˈriːdʒənəl/ us

relating to or coming from a particular part of a country or a particular part of the world:

a regional director/manager
a regional economy/market
National advertising has been much harder hit than regional advertising.
Starting new stores in new markets involves setting up regional offices and launching marketing campaigns.

used to describe a company or an organization that operates in a particular part of a country rather than the whole country:

a regional bank/newspaper
regionally
adverb /ˈriːdʒənəli/

a regionally based organization

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