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local  


      adj  
1    characteristic of or associated with a particular locality or area  
2    of, concerned with, or relating to a particular place or point in space  
3      (Med)   of, affecting, or confined to a limited area or part  
   Compare       general       10       systemic       2  
4    (of a train, bus, etc.) stopping at all stations or stops  
      n  
5    a train, bus, etc., that stops at all stations or stops  
6    an inhabitant of a specified locality  
7      (Brit)  
informal   a pub close to one's home or place of work  
8      (Med)      short for       local anaesthetic  
9      (U.S. and Canadian)   an item of local interest in a newspaper  
10      (U.S. and Canadian)   a local or regional branch of an association  
11      (Canadian)   a telephone extension  
     (C15: via Old French from Late Latin localis, from Latin locus place, locus)  
  localness      n  


Commissioner for Local Administration  
      n   (in Britain) the official name for a local ombudsman who investigates personal complaints of maladministration by police, water, or local authorities, referred through a local-government councillor, and who can require the offending authority to state its intention to make redress  
local anaesthetic  
      n     (Med)   a drug that produces local anaesthesia,   (Often shortened to)    local      See       anaesthesia       2  
local area network  
      n     (Computing)   the linking of a number of different devices by cable within a system,   (Abbrev.)    LAN  
local authority  
      n     (Brit. and N.Z)   the governing body of a county, district, etc.,   (U.S. equivalent)    local government  
local colour  
      n   the characteristic features or atmosphere of a place or time  
local examinations  
      pl n   any of various examinations, such as the GCE, set by university boards and conducted in local centres, schools, etc.  
local government  
      n  
1    government of the affairs of counties, towns, etc., by locally elected political bodies  
2       the U.S. equivalent of       local authority  
Local Group  
      n     (Astronomy)   the cluster of galaxies to which the Galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy belong  
local loan  
      n   (in Britain) a loan issued by a local government authority  
local option  
      n   (esp. in Scotland, New Zealand, and the U.S.) the privilege of a municipality, county, etc., to determine by referendum whether a particular activity, esp. the sale of liquor, shall be permitted there  
local oscillator  
      n     (Electronics)   the oscillator in a superheterodyne receiver whose output frequency is mixed with the incoming modulated radio-frequency carrier signal to produce the required intermediate frequency  
local sign  
      n     (Physiol)   the information from a receptor in the eye or the skin signifying respectively a direction in space or a given point on the body  
local time  
      n   the time in a particular region or area expressed with reference to the meridian passing through it  
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n.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
In more than six decades, UNHCR has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes. unhcr.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNHCR
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
v.
to localize a website is to translate it in the local language of the ones who will read it.
n.
a patient who lost is tracheal reflexes by general anesthesia or Coma ; state whos trache has been protected by a tube that permits artificial ventilation.
Medical term
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources

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