local noun Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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…
(Definition of local noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More