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Synonyms for local
ˈloʊ kəllo·cal

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  1. localnoun


    express, fast, global

  2. localnoun

    From or in a nearby location.

    We prefer local produce.


    fast, express, global

  3. localnoun

    Having limited scope (either lexical or dynamic); only being accessible within a certain portion of a program.

    I'm in the TWU, too. Local 6.


    express, fast, global

  4. localnoun

    Applying to each point in a space rather than the space as a whole.

    The expresses skipped my station, so I had to take a local.


    fast, express, global

  5. localnoun

    Of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism.

    The patient didn't want to be sedated, so we applied only local anesthesia.


    express, fast, global

  6. localnoun

    Descended from an indigenous population.

    Hawaiian Pidgin is spoken by the local population.


    express, fast, global

  7. localnoun

    An item of news relating to the place where the newspaper is published.

    stopper, topical

    express, fast

Princeton's WordNet

  1. localnoun

    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"

    local anesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, local anaesthetic

    express, limited, federal, systemic, national, general

  2. local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaestheticadjective

    anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body

    local anesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, local anaesthetic

    express, limited, systemic, general, federal, national

  3. localadjective

    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"

    limited, express, federal, systemic, general, national

  4. localadjective

    of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood

    "local customs"; "local schools"; "the local citizens"; "a local point of view"; "local outbreaks of flu"; "a local bus line"

    limited, express, general, systemic, national, federal

  5. localadjective

    affecting only a restricted part or area of the body

    "local anesthesia"

    express, limited, general, national, systemic, federal

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  1. localadjective


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  1. Edgardo Bauza:

    We have decided with my coaching staff to end this cycle and leave this club. It’s the best thing for the club and the squad, we will stay in charge for the last two matches of the local( league) tournament and carry on until the end of the year if we need to qualify for( next year’s) Libertadores.

  2. Kenneth Stuart:

    This is a very tragic outcome, we deeply appreciate the efforts of those local boaters who assisted tonight and we'll be working to determine what happened and how to prevent such accidents from occurring in the future.

  3. John Kirby:

    It is not unusual -- and frankly it can be quite beneficial -- to advancing American interests for the spouse of a cabinet secretary to occasionally travel with him or her. The spouse often engages in separate encounters during such trips meeting with local officials and participating in cultural or educational engagements that flesh out and help inform America's foreign policy.

  4. Fred Smoller:

    The President is just horrifically unpopular, because Orange County Republicanism is really a libertarianism. The Republicans here want lower taxes, they want less government regulations, they want more local control. They find the anti-gay, anti-women's choice, anti-environment really doesn't fit.

  5. Chris Ferry:

    We thought people in the local area and his buddies would call in, and this would be a fun memory, we did not know that it was going to be like this.

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