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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
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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]
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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
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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
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local government

namministrazione f locale
local government officer or official → funzionario dell'amministrazione locale
local government elections → elezioni fpl amministrative
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