local time

noun

Definition of local time

: time based on the meridian through a particular place as contrasted with that of a time zone

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The good news for the teams is that Friday’s game at Parc des Princes in Paris will kick off at 9 p.m. local time, which is expected to moderate the worst of the weather slightly. Jeré Longman, New York Times, "How Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. Beat France at the World Cup," 28 June 2019 The Americans can now prepare for Tuesday's match against the Lionesses of England at Stade de Lyon at 9 p.m. local time, 3 p.m. ET. NBC News, "U.S. women's team defeats World Cup host France 2-1 to advance to semifinals," 28 June 2019 Shortly after midnight local time, when the government permit for the demonstration expired, hundreds of protesters who attempted to hold a sit-in at Hong Kong’s legislative building clashed with police in riot gear. Washington Post, The Denver Post, "Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China," 9 June 2019 With the official permit for the march expired at midnight local time, the police have attempted to disperse crowds gathered by the Legislative Council Complex, according to reports in the South China Morning Post (SCMP) and on social media. Kevin J. Delaney, Quartz, "Hong Kong protestors and police are in a tense confrontation following march," 9 June 2019 Shortly after midnight local time, when the government permit for the demonstration expired, hundreds of protesters who attempted to hold a sit-in at Hong Kong’s legislative building clashed with police in riot gear. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China," 9 June 2019 Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradition bill. Time Staff, Time, "Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On," 17 June 2019 The Corona Police Department said officers arrived at the scene around 7:45 p.m. local time on Friday. Justin Carissimo, CBS News, "1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Costco in California," 15 June 2019 The story broke Wednesday morning local time as the result of an investigation by South Korean media outlet Dispatch. Jack Guy And Jake Kwon, CNN, "B.I leaves K-Pop band iKon over drug report," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of local time

circa 1703, in the meaning defined above

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local time

noun

English Language Learners Definition of local time

: the time in a particular part of the world

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