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adjective as in of a community, restricted to immediate area

noun as in person deeply rooted in community

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It’s the kind of solution that companies might need as local, state and national governments tighten emissions regulations.

Chan explains that even though you’re seeing more challenges to building a truly global company these days, there’s more space for local startups to win big.

In other markets, Spotify and Apple Music have relied on their deep pockets to compete against local challengers.

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The Problem Solvers Caucus proposal would provide another $1,200 stimulus check, $450 in weekly enhanced unemployment benefits, and $500 billion for state and local government funding.

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If you have a question or need a replacement ballot, call your local election office.

The young men were at one point, according to eyewitnesses, apprehended by local police officers.

Lennon casually told some DC friends about it and found there was local interest in establishing Dinner Parties.

The U.S. campaign against ISIS leans on two pillars: conducting airstrikes, and beefing up local forces.

Although he brings a Western spin to things, he seems equally inspired by the local sense of style.

Speaking to a local radio station today Antonella Ramelli said the video gives her hope.

A flightless, juvenal female was obtained by local boys at Pisté on July 21.

On his arrival at the local railway station he was met by his lordship in person.

His sister, who became Countess in her own right, was married to a local manufacturer, William Humphrys.

This of course must be laid to the credit of the local supporters of "the noble art of self-defence," the Brummagem bruisers.

No more admirable illustration can be found of the truth that the essence of defence lies in a vigorous local offence.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to local, such as: provincial, regional, district, limited, narrow, and neighborhood.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.