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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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The sense of localness contributes both to the identification of subjects with the scientific activity and the local development it produces and to the perception of the local public and private institutions as responsible for the development of the scientific activity.
I thus not only foreground the particularities of the local; I also interrogate the ways in which an individual lives this localness through acquiescence and negotiation.
Hypotheses about cause-effect relationships can be made at different levels of localness.
multinational capitalism strips local institutions of their localness, it homogenizes, destroys traditions, and deprives indigenous proletariats and peasants of the things they love most.
But in a mall (and a world) that is rapidly replacing all its uniqueness and localness with thematic dining, shopping and living, it's nice to know that a truly original and inscrutable restaurant bakery sandwich shop noodle house bar still exists.
2) Yet the most telling sign of Wong's localness can be found in his indelible treatment of time.
And that means localness in terms of how we design products, the way we look after customers and our presence in the field with customers and channel partners.
MAJOR HIGHWAYS INTERSECT HERE, BUT AT THE SAME TIME IT MAINTAINS A LOCALNESS WITH A NICE COMMUNITY DEFINITION.
2003b) investigate the localness and sorting of labor markets for teachers across New York state.
Do you smell the whiff of betrayal and blinkered localness in those suggestions?
His rootedness and localness came not from ignorance or small-mindedness but from the larger understanding that we exist fully only if fixed on a place where we know thoroughly its customs and enter reality by devotion to an understanding of family ties, hearth, and home" (James E.
It's easy to see why: everything about a holiday in Donegal is focussed on localness.