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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.
I can't even remember the difference between a Parish Council and a Local Government Board.
Practice Aid, Applying OCBOA in State and Local Government Financial Statements (006614)
No local government can depend on the national government as a source of public works nowadays.
If the reduction takes the form of a reduced percentage of the assessed value or the tax rate, businesses will receive proportionate additional reductions if the local government raises the tax rates in future years.
The bottom line is you need to find out if you are covered (or would be covered) by Social Security in your state or local government job.
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 government may also by a notification, divide a local government into two or more local governments or alter the limits of a local government and a union council shall consist of one or more revenue estates or, in the case of an area where revision of settlement under the law has not taken place, one or more census villages or, in the case of an urban area, a census block or blocks as delimited for purposes of the last preceding census or a census block and a revenue estate, notified as such by the government.
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.
On that level, at least, local government lobbying is spending for the sake of spending.

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