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1municipal

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

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

Full Definition of MUNICIPAL

1
:  of or relating to the internal affairs of a major political unit (as a nation)
2
a :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a municipality
b :  having local self-government
3
:  restricted to one locality

Origin 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

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

2municipal

noun

Definition of MUNICIPAL

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

First Known Use of MUNICIPAL

1925

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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