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local

adjective
 
 
/ˈləʊkəl/
B1 relating to an area near you: the local school/newspaper/radio stationParticular and individualEnvironments and localities
locally adverb locally grown vegetables
Translations of “local”
in Korean 현지의…
in Arabic مَحَلّي…
in French local, du quartier…
in Turkish yöresel, bölgesel, mahallî…
in Italian locale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 當地的,本地的, 局部的,部分的…
in Russian местный…
in Polish miejscowy…
in Spanish local, del barrio, de la zona…
in Portuguese local, de bairro…
in German Orts-……
in Catalan local, del barri…
in Japanese 地元の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 当地的,本地的, 局部的,部分的…
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