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local

US [ˈloʊk(ə)l]
UK [ˈləʊk(ə)l]
  • n.当地人;本地人;住处附近的酒吧;(工会的)地方分会
  • adj.地方的;当地的;本地的;(身体)局部的
Plural Form:locals  
local
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adj.
1.
地方的;当地的;本地的belonging to or connected with the particular place or area that you are talking about or with the place where you live
a local farmer
当地的农民
A local man was accused of the murder.
有一本地人被指控为这起谋杀案的凶手。
Our children go to the local school.
我们的小孩在本地学校就读。
a local newspaper(= one that gives local news)
地方报纸
local radio(= a radio station that broadcasts to one area only)
地方广播电台
decisions made at local rather than national level
地方性而非全国性的决策
It was difficult to understand the local dialect.
当地的方言很难懂。
2.
(身体)局部的affecting only one part of the body
Her tooth was extracted under local anaesthetic .
她的牙齿是局部麻醉拔出的。
n.
1.
[usupl]
当地人;本地人a person who lives in a particular place or district
The locals are very friendly.
当地人很友好。
2.
(informal)
住处附近的酒吧a pub near where you live
I called in at my local on the way home.
我回家途中去了我住处附近的酒吧。
3.
(工会的)地方分会a branch of a trade/labor union
4.
(沿线每站都停的)公共汽车,火车a bus or train that stops at all places on the route

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