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local authority

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   us   UK
the group of people who govern an area, especially a city
Translations of “local authority”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指管理城市的)地方當局…
in Russian местные власти…
in Turkish mahallî idare, yerel yönetim…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指管理城市的)地方当局…
in Polish władze lokalne…
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