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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.
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
n.
people
Slang; used as written abbreviation
n.
ruling other people things
I respect the people in the past who were dominant and had power to control a government such as Nobutaka Oda who was a samurai because he controlled almost all areas in Japan.
n.
characteristic of awesome people or things
n.
one who solves people's problems
n.
face that people are showing during orgasm
SLANG
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
v.
to localize a website is to translate it in the local language of the ones who will read it.
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.
person who assists elderly people in their daily life
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
adj.
in modern usage, especially among young people, also used disparagingly to mean 'rubbish' or 'ridiculous'
that is so gay: c'est nase
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
v.
meet people on a chat on Internet or via e-mail or social networks. meet virtually and not physically
INTERNET
n.
classical African concept, humanist phylosophy focusing on people`s interrelations. It is originary from Bantu languages.
"I am what I am because of who we all are" , "Live consciuosly" are sayings belonging to this phylosophy
n.
rules concerning what people are owed to or allowed of, according to ethical principles of freedom and applied in society
n.
police crowd management technique that consists of herding people into a compact group. AKA corralling
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
adj.
always thinking of what other people want and being anxious not to disturb them
I want to be a considerate person who always help friends when they are in trouble.
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
n.
financial support for project provided collectively by a network of people on the Internet
n.
using a lot of people (Internet users mostly) to contribute to a collective work. For example Wikipedia uses crowdsourcing
n.
expression used for describing a perfect compatibility (between people, things, factors etc.)
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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