I. adjective Etymology: Latin municipalis of a municipality, from municip-, municeps inhabitant of a municipality, from munus duty, service + capere to take — more at mean, heave Date: circa 1540 1. of or relating to the internal affairs of a major political unit (as a nation) 2. a. of, relating to, or characteristic of a municipality b. having local self-government 3. restricted to one locality II. noun Date: 1925 a security issued by a state or local government or by an authority set up by such a government — usually used in plural

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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·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… …   Law dictionary

  • 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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