Definition of municipal in English:

municipal

Line breaks: mu¦ni|ci¦pal
Pronunciation: /mjʊˈnɪsɪp(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

municipally

adverb
More example sentences
  • Other recent projects included several light rail systems, usually municipally owned but privately run.
  • It really does impact the broad range of government activities, federally, provincially and municipally in a very real way.
  • Most of these services are municipally organized, but some take the form of nonprofit foundations, private companies, and parent cooperatives.

Origin

mid 16th century (originally relating to the internal affairs of a state as distinct from its foreign relations): from Latin municipalis (from municipium 'free city', from municeps, municip- 'citizen with privileges', from munia 'civic offices') + capere 'take'.

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