municipal


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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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