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local government

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government of the affairs of counties, towns, etc, by locally elected political bodies
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the US equivalent of local authority

lo′cal gov′ernment


n.
1. the administration of the local affairs of a city, town, or other district by its inhabitants.
2. the governing body of such a district.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.local government - the government of a local arealocal government - the government of a local area  
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
municipal government - the government of a municipality
town meeting - government of a town by an assembly of the qualified voters
Translations

local government

nKommunal- or Gemeindeverwaltung f; local government expenditure˜ der kommunale Haushalt; local government electionsKommunalwahlen pl; he is in local governmenter ist im Gemeinderat or (in town) → Stadtrat; reform of local governmentGemeindereform f

local government

namministrazione f locale
local government officer or official → funzionario dell'amministrazione locale
local government elections → elezioni fpl amministrative
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He had served, at first, in one of the civil departments, had then attended to matters connected with the local government of provincial towns, and had of late been a corresponding member of several important scientific societies.
The local government partly supplies them with provisions, by giving them all the old worn-out horses, and they earn a little by making horse-rugs and other articles of riding-gear.
He was reacting to stepping down of voting on local government autonomy by some state house of assemblies on the grounds that NUT was opposed to the autonomy.
The review canvases options for major reforms to modernise WA's local government sector, including ensuring laws around disclosing gifts are simplified and match public expectations of accountability.
The absence of Local Government budget rules jeopardizes the financial authority promised by the constitution to the district governments.
The meeting was attended by members of Commission, MPAs Sardar Muhammad Idris, Mehmood Bhattani, Secretary Law Muhammad Arifeen, Secretary Local Government Syed Jamal uddin Shah, Dr Iqabal Khalil, Shumaila Tabassum and DG Local Government.
The significance of local government was realized in the late 19th century in the subcontinent.
By debt decentralization, we mean that each local government issues its own bond product by itself, and is responsible for its own repayment obligation.
The section 22 of the Punjab local government act authorizes Punjab government to appoint any government official as a returning officer in local government poll.
The specific policy argument as to the federal role in local government finance is as follows.
Local government representatives have proposed that central and local government leaders at the conference make policy-related proposals as equal partners and discuss how to get rid of waste in administration.
If neighborhood associations increasingly adopt the political role of public municipalities, it might be possible to achieve a revolution in the role of American local government without drastically changing the U.

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