Definition of local government in English:

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local government

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noun

[mass noun]
The administration of a particular county or district, with representatives elected by those who live there: local government has had its powers greatly curbed [as modifier]: local government elections [count noun]: the accounting reports of a local government
More example sentences
  • New Labour set up executive mayors to make local government even less accountable.
  • This group will consult with a range of Governments, local governments, and community interests.
  • These hold to account the executive councillors in the new form of cabinet local government.

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