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Synonyms for local
ˈloʊ kəllo·cal

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  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 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. Van Deussen:

    Texas has never accepted the consular ID’s, birth and death records are filed at the local registrar … so while we’ve never accepted them at the state level, I cannot say that every registrar rejected them.

  2. An ICE spokesman:

    [I]nstead of being housed close to family members or local attorneys, ICE may have to depend on its national system of detention bed space to place those detainees in locations farther away.

  3. De La Cruz:

    This district comes all the way down to McAllen, Texas, which is ground zero for the illegal immigration catastrophe that Biden has caused, hispanics are waking up and realizing that their values of faith, family, freedom — of supporting local border patrol and law enforcement officers — that those values align with the Republican Party and not the Democrat Party that's gone so far to the left.

  4. Peter Ciganik:

    We are seeing strong household formation by the millennial cohort, which is putting pressure on many local housing markets.

  5. Michael Hasenstab:

    The liquidity in the local markets has improved, not decreased, so this fear over liquidity in many cases is a little overblown and not consistent with the empirical evidence we've seen.

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