Definition of local government in English:

local government

Line breaks: local gov¦ern|ment

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
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    • 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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