- 1Relating to or characteristic of a region: regional and local needs regional variationsMore 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.
- 1.1British Relating to the regions of a country rather than the capital: a regional accentMore example sentences
- Your plans claim that York would make a good capital of Yorkshire if a regional assembly is agreed by referendum next year.
- The fund is the largest of nine regional venture capital funds and is sponsored by the London Development Agency.
- Parish, borough and county councillor Alan Whittaker is a fierce opponent of a regional assembly.
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- 1 (usually regionals) A stamp, newspaper, or other thing produced or used in a particular region.More example sentences
- Findlay is more interested in local weekly papers than prestigious regionals such as the Post.
- 1.1 (regionals) North American A sporting contest involving competitors from a particular region: the opening game of the Little League Senior Division Softball Eastern RegionalsMore 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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- The sample was drawn from manufacturing, distribution, retail and services sectors and from a regionally representative sample.
- And to maximise the impact, the campaign is regionally focused.
- Dr. Watson added that Dublin was already well serviced and instead of building more units there funds should be spread out more regionally.