Definition of regional in English:

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regional

Pronunciation: /ˈrēj(ə)n(ə)l/

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of a region: regional and local needs regional variations
More example sentences
  • This possibly could be evidence of a regional variation associated with the South.
  • The poverty line does not even account for regional variations in the cost of living!
  • The above patterns are national, but there are ethnic and regional variations.
Synonyms
geographical, territorial;
by region

noun

(regionals)
North American An athletic contest involving competitors from a particular region: the opening game of the Little League Senior Division Softball Eastern Regionals
More example sentences
  • The winner of the gold, silver and bronze medals in the regionals participated in the national abilympics held in November 2002.
  • I went to regionals and was excited because the state champion from the year before was also in my regional and had attended my school when he won.
  • Hundreds of dancers ages 9 to 19 participate in regionals and finals, coming away with a clearer picture of their future.

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Syllabification: re·gion·al

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