local

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local is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
local
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Local is on the Academic Vocabulary List.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
local

Comparative
more local

Superlative
most local

  1. Something is local if it comes from a specific place. It often it means a place near the person who is speaking.
    We do not like fruit grown in other countries. We like to eat local fruit.

Noun[change]

Singular
local

Plural
locals

  1. (countable) A person is local if the person comes from a specific place.
    They did not trust people from other places. They only trust locals.

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