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local

adjective adjacent, adjoining, civic, close, divisional, domestic, limited, localized, municipal, near, nearby, neighborhood, provincial, regional, sectional, surrounding, territorial
Associated concepts: local act, local action, local agent, local application, local assessment, local authorities, local bill, local concern, local improvement, local law, local rules
See also: chapter, domestic, native, organ, provincial, regional

LOCAL. Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited to a particular place; local allegiance, or allegiance due while you are in a particular place or country; local taxes, or those which are collected for particular districts.

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This can be seen in new projects where localness and environmental friendliness are taken as clear goals.
There is great excitement about localness and authenticity.
Localness and transcendence through memory is precisely what the detailed 1952 report of the reunion discloses.
In Singapore, too, there is, I started to discern, a local Starbucks culture, or more aptly, a local rhythm to Starbucks; and this localness is a key to any understanding of global consumption.
In a fascinating exploration of Heimat images in posters and postcards produced in the GDR between 1945 and 1970, Confino shows that "whatever German communists said or did about the Heimat idea, they still imagined localness and nationhood in its idiom"(p.
In this sense, the regression of nation-state is considered as opportunity to strengthen the localness and local democracy.
Both conditions are a reflection of natural localness compounded by short historical memories.
Anticipating questions about the appropriateness of a white US scholar investigating the literary production of the Caribbean and the Pacific, she suggests that 'surprise' in her 'investment' in this comparative project may 'signal assumptions about these literatures' lack of translatability, their profound localness, and, most worryingly, their lack of significance to global discourse' (p.
multinational capitalism strips local institutions of their localness, it homogenizes, destroys traditions, and deprives indigenous proletariats and peasants of the things they love most.
2) Yet the most telling sign of Wong's localness can be found in his indelible treatment of time.