What does locally mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. locallyadverb

    by a particular locality

    "it was locally decided"

  2. locally, topicallyadverb

    to a restricted area of the body

    "apply this medicine topically"


  1. locallyadverb

    With respect to place; in place; as, to be locally separated or distant

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Locallyadjective

    With respect to place.

    Etymology: from local.

    Whether things, in their natures so divers as body and spirit, which almost in nothing communicate, are not essentially divided, though not locally distant, I leave to the readers. Joseph Glanvill, Scep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Locallyadverb

    with respect to place; in place; as, to be locally separated or distant

Editors Contribution

  1. locallyadverb

    Applicable, in or relating to a specific and defined local area.

    It was known locally that they are choosing to build a swimming pool as they all choose to have one create for the public to access and use.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 2, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'locally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3230

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'locally' in Adverbs Frequency: #305

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of locally in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of locally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of locally in a Sentence

  1. Levar Stoney:

    I have no idea and I’ll never understand why this sort of gunplay occurs so much in our communities, and although there’s been progress made with laws at the state level, laws here locally, still firearms find their ways into our communities far too often.

  2. James Dignan:

    The plant management used to be very engaged locally. But they're losing some of that tie and that feel from the company to the community.

  3. Floyd Ciruli:

    Organized labor, both locally and nationally, see these movements as a challenge to their survival, their tactic was that it was better to get them out sooner rather than later.

  4. Chief Executive Officer Ivan Glasenberg:

    What China does going forward, we do have to anticipate them importing less coal, but as they import less coal I think Indonesia will take the brunt of it, because they need their coal locally.

  5. Jeffrey Duchin:

    At this point we do not have widespread community-wide transmission locally. We have transmission that's associated with an outbreak at this long-term care facility.

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. blur
    • B. demolish
    • C. carry
    • D. obligate

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