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  ( locals    plural  )
1       adj   Local means existing in or belonging to the area where you live, or to the area that you are talking about.  
ADJ n  
We'd better check on the match in the local paper..., Some local residents joined the students' protest..., I was going to pop up to the local library.     
      The locals are local people., n-count   usu pl, oft the N  
That's what the locals call the place.     
  locally      adv   ADV after v, ADV -ed  
We've got cards which are drawn and printed and designed by someone locally.     
2       adj   Local government is elected by people in one area of a country and controls aspects such as education, housing, and transport within that area.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: national)    Education comprises two-thirds of all local council spending.     
3       n-count   Your local is a pub which is near where you live and where you often go for a drink.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL   usu sing, usu poss N  
The Black Horse is my local.     
4       adj   A local anaesthetic or condition affects only a small area of your body.     (MEDICAL)  


local area network        ( local area networks    plural  ) A local area network is a group of personal computers and associated equipment that are linked by cable, for example in an office building, and that share a communications line. The abbreviation LAN is also used.     (COMPUTING)      n-count  
Users can easily move files between PCs connected by local area networks or the internet.     
local authority        ( local authorities    plural  ) A local authority is an organization that is officially responsible for all the public services and facilities in a particular area.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use local government     
local colour     
in AM, use local color     
Local colour is used to refer to customs, traditions, dress, and other things which give a place or period of history its own particular character.      n-uncount  
The fishing boat harbour was usually bustling with lots of local colour.     
local government        ( local governments    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Local government is the system of electing representatives to be responsible for the administration of public services and facilities in a particular area.  
2       n-count   A local government is the same as a local authority.  
  (AM)  
local time     
Local time is the official time in a particular region or country.      n-uncount  
It was around 10.15 pm local time, 3.15 am at home.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
customer relationship management
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.
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
n.
adoption of a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
v.
to subject (an industry) to a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and a supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
adj.
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
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