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Meaning of local

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [ant:
      2: 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"
      3: affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local
         anesthesia" [ant: {general}]
      n 1: 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" [ant: {express}, {limited}]
      2: anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body [syn:
         {local anesthetic}, {local anaesthetic}, {local}, {topical
         anesthetic}, {topical anaesthetic}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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