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Meaning of “local” - Learner’s Dictionary

local

noun [C]     /ˈləʊkəl/
someone who lives in the area you are talking about: The locals are very upset about the new law.People who live or settle somewhere
sb's local UK informal
a bar that is near someone's homeSelling and serving alcoholic drinks
Translations of “local”
in Korean 현지…
in Arabic مَحلّي…
in Portuguese morador, -ora…
in Catalan veí, veïna…
in Japanese 地元の人々…
in Italian residente, persona del luogo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 當地人,本地人…
in Russian местный житель…
in Turkish yerli halktan, yöre halkından olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 当地人,本地人…
in Polish miejscow-y/a…
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