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Synonyms for local
ˈloʊ kəllo·cal

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Wiktionary4.3 / 7 votes

  1. localnoun


    fast, express, global

  2. localnoun

    From or in a nearby location.

    We prefer local produce.


    fast, global, express

  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.


    fast, express, 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.


    global, express, fast

  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.


    fast, express, global

  6. localnoun

    Descended from an indigenous population.

    Functional programming languages usually don't allow changing the immediate value of locals once they've been initialized, unless they're explicitly marked as being mutable.


    global, express, fast

  7. localnoun

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

    stopper, topical

    fast, express

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Alex Gares:

    My staff thought I was a little bit crazy, trying to make some of those dishes from the local restaurants with these local ingredients, with pretty much the same staff, I have had to work out how to motivate them, how to inspire them and let them know what I want to do with these local ingredients, that it is important to showcase the real Thai food experience.

  2. The Republican presidential candidate:

    As Local 2455, our intentions to meet with Mr. Trump was to provide a 'Boots on the Ground' perspective to not only Mr. Trump, but to the media that would be in attendance at this event, just to be clear, an endorsement was never discussed for any presidential candidate. Local 2455 does not endorse candidates for any political office. For these reasons, Local 2455 will not participate in any events with Mr. Trump.

  3. John Perry Barlow:

    In Cyberspace, the First Amendment is a local ordinance.

  4. Sam Bompas:

    I'm kind of bored of every bar and restaurant opening in London that's down south American cooking, or Korean food, and it's staffed by waiters or chefs who've been on holiday somewhere and been inspired by it, and it having no real relationship to the local area or local history, or local meaning, so with' Alcoholic Architecture,' Alcoholic Architecture's about escapism and fun -- but at the same time Alcoholic Architecture's totally based on the local history.

  5. W. H. Auden:

    A poet's hope to be, like some valley cheese, local, but prized elsewhere.

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