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MUNICIPAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does municipal mean? 

MUNICIPAL (adjective)
  The adjective MUNICIPAL has 2 senses:

1. relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality
2. of or relating to the government of a municipality

  Familiarity information: MUNICIPAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MUNICIPAL (adjective)


Sense 1municipal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

municipal government / municipal bonds / a municipal park / municipal transportation

Pertainym:

municipality (people living in a town or city having local self-government)


Sense 2municipal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the government of a municipality

Context example:

international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law

Similar:

domestic (of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation)


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