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regional meaning

[ 'ri:dʒən(ə)l ] Pronunciation:   "regional" in a sentence
  • Adjective: regional  reejunul
    1. Characteristic of a region
      "regional flora" 
    2. Related or limited to a particular region
      "a regional dialect"

    See also: region, regionally, territorial

    Encyclopedia: Regional


  • [Business]
    adjective [usually before noun]

    1

    used to describe a business or an organization that operates in a particular part of a country rather than the whole country:

    one of Spain's biggest regional banks

    a regional airline/airport

    (= one that operates within a country rather than between countries)

    2

    connected with a particular part of a country or of the world:

    a regional newspaper

    The diagram represents our network at a local, regional and national level.

    We plan to coordinate regional and national advertising campaigns.

    regionally // adverb:

    regionally based television companies


  • [Medicine]
    adj : of, relating to, or affecting a particular bodily region : LOCALIZED ‹anesthesia by means of a regional block› ‹regional blood flow in the white and gray matter —A. N. Sandler & C. H. Tator› — re·gion·al·ly adv

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  1. i personally worked with the regional bureaus.
  2. this regional bloc has fallen apart.
  3. gorbachov was an exemplary regional party secretary.
  4. regional lymph nodes become swollen and eventually ulcerate.
  5. marker beds generally diverge basinward on a regional scale.

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