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  Definition of local
  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"
  2. anesthetic that numbs a local area of the body
  3. 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"
  4. affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia"
  5. 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"
Similar Words: local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic

 

Hyponyms: anesthyl, antipruritic, benzocaine, ethyl aminobenzoate, butacaine, butacaine sulfate, ethyl chloride, lidocaine, Xylocaine, procaine, Ethocaine, tetracaine

 

Pertainyms: vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods

 

 
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