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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (from or related to a particular area)
a. local
La gastronomía local de esta región se basa sobre todo en verduras y pescado.The local cuisine from this region uses mostly vegetables and fish.
2. (municipal)
a. local
Las calles están cerradas a causa de las elecciones locales.The streets are closed due to local elections.
3. (medicine)
a. local
El dentista administrará anestesia local.The dentist will administer local anesthetic.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
4. (establishment)
a. store
Compré la licuadora por internet y mañana pasaré por el local a retirarla.I bought the blender online and will pick it up from the store tomorrow.
b. shop
El local de mascotas abre de 10 am a 6 pm.The pet shop is open from 10 am to 6 pm.
c. premises
Señor, si no deja de gritar, tendré que acompañarlo fuera del local.Sir, if you don't stop yelling, I'll have to escort you from the premises.
5. (sports)
a. home team
El local se enfrentará al Barcelona por segunda vez en el año.The home team will play against Barcelona for the second time this year.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. local
el equipo localthe home team
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (establecimiento)
a. (business) premises
local comercialbusiness premises
local de ensayorehearsal space
local nocturnonight spot
[+cultura, producción] local
equipo local home team
1 [de negocio] premises
; (p)
en el local on the premises
local comercial (gen) business premises
; (p)
(sin ocupar) shop unit
2 (lugar) place
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