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Adjective: local  low-kul
  1. Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area
    "local taxes"; "local authorities"
     
  2. Of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighbourhood
    "local customs"; "local schools"; "the local citizens"; "a local point of view"; "local outbreaks of flu"; "a local bus line"
     
  3. (medicine) affecting only a restricted part or area of the body
    "local anaesthesia"
Noun: local  low-kul
  1. Public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    "the local seemed to take forever to get to New York"
     
  2. Anaesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    - local anesthetic [N. Amer], local anaesthetic [Brit, Cdn], topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic
     
  3. A person who lives nearby
     
  4. [UK] A local pub

Derived forms: locals

See also: localised [Brit], localized, topical

Type of: anaesthetic [Brit, Cdn], anaesthetic agent [Brit, Cdn], anesthetic [N. Amer], anesthetic agent [N. Amer], boozer [Brit], gin mill [N. Amer], groggery [Brit, US, archaic], inn [Brit], pothouse [US], pub [Brit, Cdn], public house [Brit], public transport, saloon [Brit], tap house [archaic], taphouse [archaic], tavern [N. Amer], watering hole [Brit]

Antonym: express, general, national

Encyclopedia: Local