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municipal

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adjective mu·nic·i·pal \myu̇-ˈni-s(ə-)pəl also myə-, mə-, -ˈni-sə-bəl, ÷ˌmyü-nə-ˈsi-pəl\

Simple Definition of municipal

  • : of or relating to the government of a city or town

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of municipal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the internal affairs of a major political unit (as a nation)

  2. 2 a :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a municipality b :  having local self-government

  3. 3 :  restricted to one locality

Origin and Etymology of municipal

Latin municipalis of a municipality, from municip-, municeps inhabitant of a municipality, from munus duty, service + capere to take — more at mean, heave


First Known Use: circa 1540


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municipal

noun mu·nic·i·pal

Definition of municipal

  1. :  a security issued by a state or local government or by an authority set up by such a government —usually used in plural



1925

First Known Use of municipal

1925


MUNICIPAL Defined for Kids

municipal

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adjective mu·nic·i·pal \myu̇-ˈni-sə-pəl\

Definition of municipal for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the government of a town or city <municipal buildings>




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municipal

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adjective mu·nic·i·pal \myu̇-ˈni-sə-pəl\

Legal Definition of municipal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the internal affairs of a major political unit (as a nation) <was sentenced by a court of municipal, not international, jurisdiction> — compare domestic

  2. 2a :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a municipality <the municipal counsel> b :  having local self-government <a municipal district>

  3. 3 :  restricted to one locality




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municipal

noun mu·nic·i·pal

Legal Definition of municipal

  1. :  a security issued by a state or local government or by an authority set up by such a government —usually used in plural — see also municipal bond at bond 2




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