Definitions for municipalmyuˈnɪs ə pəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word municipal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. municipal(adj)

    relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality

    "municipal government"; "municipal bonds"; "a municipal park"; "municipal transportation"

  2. municipal(adj)

    of or relating to the government of a municipality

    "international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz

Wiktionary

  1. municipal(Noun)

    A financial instrument issued by a municipality.

  2. municipal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a municipality (a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government).

  3. municipal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the internal affairs of a nation.

  4. Origin: From municipal, from municipalis, from municeps, from munus + capere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Municipal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government; as, municipal rights; municipal officers

  2. Municipal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a state, kingdom, or nation

  3. Origin: [L. municipalis, fr. municipium a town, particularly in Italy, which possessed the right of Roman citizenship, but was governed by its own laws, a free town, fr. municeps an inhabitant of a free town, a free citizen; munia official duties, functions + capere to take: cf. F. municipal. Cf. Immunity, and Capacoius.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Municipal

    mū-nis′i-pal, adj. pertaining to a corporation or city.—n. Municipalisā′tion.—v.t. Munic′ipalise.—ns. Munic′ipalism; Municipal′ity, a town or city possessed of self-government: a district governed like a city: in France, a division of the country.—adv. Munic′ipally. [Fr.,—L. municipalismunicipium, a free town—munia, official duties, capĕre, to take.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of municipal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of municipal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sir Winston Churchill:

    [He] looks at foreign affairs through the wrong end of a municipal drainpipe.

  2. Marty Singer:

    Mr. Selleck previously paid for all the water that he utilized, which the Calleguas Municipal Water District acknowledged had not been stolen.

  3. Stephen Butler Leacock:

    The mayor gave no other answer than that deep guttural grunt which is technically known in municipal interviews as refusing to commit oneself.

  4. Maria Duarte:

    There is a weakness at the municipal level, one of the great ... challenges and the great goals that we need is much, much more control over construction.

  5. Bajram Gecaj:

    We expect from the Ranilug municipal assembly to sit and change the decision and if that does not happen then we will take the necessary action based on the law.

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