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American English: /ˈloʊk(ə)l/
British English: /ˈləʊk(ə)l/

Translation of local in Spanish:


  • 1
    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 (Telecommunications)
    una llamada local
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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 (Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • However, as it only appeared in the left foot, it was probably just a local infection which may have caused the man to limp.
    2.2 (Computing)
    Example sentences
    • It looks for local keys, not over the Internet, and that's very much the point.
    Example sentences
    • 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.


  • 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
  • 2 (pub) (British) [colloquial]
    (bar de la zona donde se vive)
    our local
    el bar de nuestro barrio ( or de nuestra zona etc. )
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 4 (train)
    (tren que para en todas las estaciones)
    Example sentences
    • Everyone going to intermediate stops had to get off there and switch to the next local.
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