municipal
mu·nic·i·pal 1 /myu̇-'ni-sə-pəl/ adj
1: of or relating to the internal affairs of a major political unit (as a nation)
was sentenced by a court of municipal, not international, jurisdiction compare domestic
2 a: of, relating to, or characteristic of a municipality
the municipal counsel
b: having local self-government
a municipal district
3: restricted to one locality
municipal 2 n: a security issued by a state or local government or by an authority set up by such a government
— usu. used in pl. see also municipal bond at bond 2

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

municipal
index civic, civil (public), local, public (affecting people)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


municipal
adj.
Related to a city or town or its government, or another local government; occasionally used in reference to state or national government.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


municipal
Pertaining to a city or town government — for example, a municipal park.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


municipal
In its narrower and more common sense, pertaining to a local governmental unit, commonly a city or town. In its broader sense, pertaining to the public or governmental affairs of a state, nation, or of a people. Relating to a state or nation, particularly when considered as an entity independent of other states or nations.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


municipal
In its narrower and more common sense, pertaining to a local governmental unit, commonly a city or town. In its broader sense, pertaining to the public or governmental affairs of a state, nation, or of a people. Relating to a state or nation, particularly when considered as an entity independent of other states or nations.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

municipal
adj.
   referring to an incorporated or chartered city or town.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • municipal — municipal, ale, aux [ mynisipal, o ] adj. • XVe; lat. municipalis, de municipium « municipe » 1 ♦ Antiq. rom. Relatif à un municipe. 2 ♦ (1527) Relatif à l administration d une commune. ⇒ communal. Conseil, conseiller municipal. Élections… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • municipal — mu‧ni‧ci‧pal [mjuːˈnɪspl ǁ mjʊ ] adjective belonging to or connected with the government of a town or city: • Municipal budgets are under great strain. • a strike by municipal employees municipally adverb : • a municipally owned hospital * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • municipal — MUNICIPÁL, Ă, municipali, e, adj. Care aparţine unui municipiu, privitor la un municipiu, de municipiu. – Din fr. municipal. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  municipál adj. m., pl. municipáli; f. sg. municipálă …   Dicționar Român

  • municipal — (Del lat. municipālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al municipio. Ley, cargo municipal. 2. m. Individuo de la Guardia Municipal. ☛ V. Administración municipal, derecho municipal, guardia municipal, intendencia municipal, intendente municipal …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • municipal — municipal, ale (mu ni si pal, a l ) adj. 1°   Dans l antiquité romaine, qui appartient à un municipe. Cicéron était d origine municipale.    Par extension. •   Cet homme [à Athènes] par son testament, Selon les lois municipales, Leur laissa tout… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Municipal — Mu*nic i*pal, a. [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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • municipal — adjetivo 1. Del municipio: régimen municipal, administración municipal. sustantivo masculino,f. 1. Uso/registro: coloquial. Agente de la guardia urbana: Los municipales me han puesto una multa por aparcar mal. guardia* municipal / urbano.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • municipal — adj. 2 g. 1. Do município ou a ele relativo. = CONCELHIO 2. Da câmara municipal. = CAMARÁRIO • s. m. 3.  [Popular] Soldado da antiga Guarda Municipal. • s. f. 4.  [Popular] A antiga Guarda Municipal …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • municipal — (adj.) 1540s, from M.Fr. municipal, from L. municipalis of a citizen of a free town, of a free town, also of a petty town, provincial, from municipium free town, city whose citizens have the privileges of Roman citizens but are governed by their… …   Etymology dictionary

  • municipal — MUNICIPAL, [municip]ale. adj. Qui appartient à la coustume d un pays particulier. Le droit municipal. les Loix municipales de chaque pays …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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