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English definition of “local”


adjective     /ˈləʊ.kəl/ US  /ˈloʊ-/
B1 from, existing in, serving , or responsible for a small area , especially of a country : a local accent local issues a local newspaper / radio station Most of the local population depend on fishing for their income . Our children all go to the local school . Many local shops will be forced to close if the new supermarket is built .Environments and localities limited to a particular part of the body : a local anaesthetic local swelling The body
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