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Webster 1913 Edition


Locale


Loˊcale′

,
Noun.
[F.
local
.]
1.
A place, spot, or location.
2.
A principle, practice, form of speech, or other thing of local use, or limited to a locality.

Definition 2022


locale

locale

English

Noun

locale (plural locales)

  1. The place where something happens.
    Being near running water and good shade, the explorers decided it was a good locale for setting up camp.
  2. (computing) The set of settings related to the language and region in which a computer program executes. Examples are language, paper format, currency and time formats, character encoding etc.
  3. (mathematics) A partially ordered set with the following additional axiomatic properties: any finite subset of it has a meet, any arbitrary subset of it has a join, and distributivity, which states that a binary meet distributes with respect to an arbitrary join.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔ.kal/

Adjective

locale

  1. feminine singular of local

Italian

Etymology

From Late Latin locālis, locālem, from Latin locus.

Adjective

locale m, f (masculine and feminine plural locali)

  1. local

Noun

locale m (plural locali)

  1. room

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Latin

Adjective

locāle

  1. nominative neuter singular of locālis
  2. accusative neuter singular of locālis
  3. vocative neuter singular of locālis

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