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Meaning of “local authority” - Learner’s Dictionary

local authority

noun [group]    
the group of people who govern a small area of a country: Local authorities are looking for new ways to promote investment.Local government and politics
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…
(Definition of local authority from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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