There are 2 translations of local in Spanish:

local1

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊkəl/

adj

  • 1 [dialect/custom/newspaper] local; [council/election] municipal; [bus/train] urbano I don't use the local shops no compro en las tiendas del barrio ( or de la zona etc) he's a local man es de aquí ( or de allí), es un hombre del lugar the local community los vecinos or habitantes de la zona the local priest el cura de la parroquia ( or del pueblo etc) a local specialty una especialidad de la localidad ( or de la región etc) the local wine el vino del país at three o'clock local time a las tres, hora local here is the local weather forecast este es el pronóstico del tiempo para la región a local call [Telec] una llamada local
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    • Pupils at a Bolton school are set to embark on a fascinating journey of discovery into the history of their local area.
    • He said the sub committee would be comprised of local people who knew the local history and area.
    • The class ask her to fill in the gaps in the local history of the area, which is not always in the history books.
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    • A journey with many stops, this is living life local train style, in less than ten seconds.
    • Possibly the local train may have observed something which may throw some light upon the matter.
    • One of these boys who use the local train for their nefarious activities become the victim of a braggart.
  • 2 2.1 [Med] [anesthetic] local; [infection] localizado 2.2 [Comput] [variable/maximum] local
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    • It looks for local keys, not over the Internet, and that's very much the point.
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    • BT could be ready to cut charges that give rival operators access to its local network.
    • The files are on your local computer, and you need to upload them to the Web server.
    • This is not a critical risk, as only people on the local machine may logon to this account with a blank password.
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    • However, as it only appeared in the left foot, it was probably just a local infection which may have caused the man to limp.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of local in Spanish:

local2

n

  • 1.1 (inhabitant) he's not a local no es de aquí ( or de allí) the locals say it's true los (vecinos) del lugar dicen que es verdad 1.2 (pub) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] bar de la zona donde se vive our local el bar de nuestro barrio ( or de nuestra zona etc)
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    • Pop down to the local for a pint and a sandwich and it means you're meeting somebody you actually like and the business can go hang.
    • And yours truly will either be celebrating like mad or crying into my pint down the local.
    • We don't care if you're the type of guy we could have a pint with down the local.
    1.3 (anesthetic) [colloquial/familiar] anestesia (f) local 1.4 (train)tren que para en todas las estaciones
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    • Everyone going to intermediate stops had to get off there and switch to the next local.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.