municipal

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Etymology[edit]

From French municipal, from Latin municipalis (of or belonging to a citizen or a free town), from municeps (a citizen, an inhabitant of a free town), from munus (duty) + capere (to take).

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municipal (comparative more municipal, superlative most municipal)

  1. Of or pertaining to a municipality (a city or a corporation having the right of administering local government).
  2. Of or pertaining to the internal affairs of a nation.

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Noun[edit]

municipal (plural municipals)

  1. (finance) A financial instrument issued by a municipality.
    • 2008 April 21, Julie Connelly, “Muni Bonds, Safe With High Yields”, New York Times:
      “This might be the last great opportunity for preretirement baby boomers to buy municipals at such attractive levels,” said Janet Fiorenza, head of municipal fixed income at Lehman Brothers Asset Management.

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Etymology[edit]

Latin municipalis (of or belonging to a citizen or a free town)

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municipal m, f (masculine and feminine plural municipals)

  1. municipal

French[edit]

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municipal m (feminine municipale, masculine plural municipaux, feminine plural municipales)

  1. municipal

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municipal m, f (plural municipais; comparable)

  1. municipal
  2. town (attributive)
  3. civic

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municipal m, f (plural municipales)

  1. municipal

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