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mu·nic·i·pal

 (myo͞o-nĭs′ə-pəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or typical of a municipality.
b. Having local self-government.
c. Issued on the authority of a local or state government.
2. Of or relating to the internal affairs of a nation.
n.
A municipal bond: invested in tax-free municipals.

[Latin mūnicipālis, from mūnicipium, town, from mūniceps, citizen : mūnus, public office, duty; see mei- in Indo-European roots + capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

mu·nic′i·pal·ly adv.

municipal

(mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a town, city, or borough or its local government
[C16: from Latin mūnicipium a free town, from mūniceps citizen from mūnia responsibilities + capere to take]
muˈnicipalism n
muˈnicipalist n
muˈnicipally adv

mu•nic•i•pal

(myuˈnɪs ə pəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a city, town, etc., or its local government: municipal elections.
2. Archaic. pertaining to the internal affairs of a state or nation rather than to international affairs.
n.
3. Often, municipals. a municipal bond.
[1530–40; < Latin mūnicipālis=mūnicip-, s. of mūniceps citizen of a free town + -ālis -al1]
mu•nic′i•pal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.municipal - relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality; "municipal government"; "municipal bonds"; "a municipal park"; "municipal transportation"
2.municipal - of or relating to the government of a municipality; "international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz
domestic - of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"

municipal

adjective civic, city, public, local, community, council, town, district, urban, metropolitan, borough the municipal library

municipal

adjective
Of, in, or belonging to a city:
Translations
بَلَدي، خاص بالبَلَدِيّات
městskýobecný
kommunalkommune-
borgar-, bæjar-, sveitar-
komunalinissavivaldybės
municipālspašvaldības-pilsētas-
obecný
belediyeye

municipal

[mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl] ADJmunicipal

municipal

[mjuːˈnɪsɪpəl] adjmunicipal(e)municipal court n (US) tribunal local de première instance

municipal

adjstädtisch; municipal councilStadt- or Gemeinderat m; municipal electionsStadtrats- or Gemeinderatswahl f

municipal

[mjuːˈnɪsɪpl] adjmunicipale, comunale

municipal

(mjuˈnisipəl) adjective
of, or controlled or owned by, the government of a city or town. the municipal buildings.
muˈnicipally adverb
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My public servants have been fools and rogues from the date of your accession to power," replied the State; "my legislative bodies, both State and municipal, are bands of thieves; my taxes are insupportable; my courts are corrupt; my cities are a disgrace to civilisation; my corporations have their hands at the throats of every private interest - all my affairs are in disorder and criminal confusion.
She has lived practically on the tourist traffic attracted by her annual pageants of Parliaments, Boards, Municipal Councils, etc.
Among communities united for particular purposes, it is vested partly in the general and partly in the municipal legislatures.
It was noted, in following years, that several leaders of workmen built themselves houses and blocks of renting flats and took trips to the old countries, while, more immediately, other leaders and "dark horses" came to political preferment and the control of the municipal government and the municipal moneys.
I was obliged to call in a municipal guard twice, this evening, to clear Box Five on the grand tier, once at the beginning and once in the middle of the second act.
A round table as large as King Arthur's stood in the center of the room; while the waiters were getting ready to serve our dinner on it we all went out to see the renowned clock on the front of the municipal buildings.
And yet Colette's was not a hell; it could not come, without vaulting hyperbole, under the rubric of a gilded saloon; and, if it was a sin to go there, the sin was merely local and municipal.
This is prerogative, and not to be limited by our municipal rules.
It granted licenses to five cities that demanded municipal ownership.
If we could obtain permission from the Municipal Council to make a hard road, so as to put us in communication with the highway to Grenoble, the deputy-mayor would be the first gainer by it; for instead of dragging his timber over rough tracks at a great expense, a good road through the canton would enable him to transport it more easily, and to engage in a traffic on a large scale, in all kinds of wood, that would bring in money--not a miserable six hundred francs a year, but handsome sums which would mean a certain fortune for him some day.
The other half was to be employed by the municipal authorities of Zurich in the maintenance and education of a certain number of orphan girls, natives of the city, who were to be trained for domestic service in later life.
The cities composing this league retained their municipal jurisdiction, appointed their own officers, and enjoyed a perfect equality.

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