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regional

re·gion·al

regional

 
 
pronunciation:
ri j nl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to a particular geographic area.
The children learn the country's official dialect in school but use their regional dialect at home.Now we'll take a look at the regional weather map.
definition 2: having reference to defined political and administrative units.
The dispute was merely regional.
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part of speech: noun
definition: (often pl.) something such as a sports tournament that serves a particular region.
She scored well at the regionals last spring.
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derivation: regionally (adv.)
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