relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality
"municipal government"; "municipal bonds"; "a municipal park"; "municipal transportation"
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
A financial instrument issued by a municipality.
Of or pertaining to a municipality (a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government).
Of or pertaining to the internal affairs of a nation.
Origin: From municipal, from municipalis, from municeps, from munus + capere.
of or pertaining to a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government; as, municipal rights; municipal officers
of or pertaining to a state, kingdom, or nation
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
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. municipalis—municipium, a free town—munia, official duties, capĕre, to take.]
The numerical value of municipal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of municipal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
[He] looks at foreign affairs through the wrong end of a municipal drainpipe.
I am not prepared to allow municipal budgets to be given to events that desecrate Shabbat.
Mr. Selleck previously paid for all the water that he utilized, which the Calleguas Municipal Water District acknowledged had not been stolen.
The mayor gave no other answer than that deep guttural grunt which is technically known in municipal interviews as refusing to commit oneself.
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.
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Translations for municipal
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- municipalCatalan, Valencian
- městský, obecníCzech
- kunnallinen, kunnallis-, kunnanFinnish
- borgar-, bæjar-, sveitar-Icelandic
- civico, comunaleItalian
- kommunal, kommune-Norwegian
- городско́й, муниципа́льныйRussian
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