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 1. 1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular place: a local custom; the local slang. 2. Of or relating to a city, town, or district rather than a larger area: state and local government. 2. Not broad or general; not widespread: local outbreaks of flu. 3. Of or affecting a specific part of the body: a local infection. 4. Making all possible or scheduled stops on a route; not express: a local train. 


 1. A public conveyance that makes several intermediate stops before the final destination is reached: changed trains to a local. 2. A local chapter or branch of an organization, especially of a labor union. 3. A local anesthetic. 4. Informal. A person from a particular locality. 

See also: local ring in abstract algebra.

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localization - definition of localization in Encyclopedia (229 words)
Often, localization is the adaption of an object to a locality.
In telecommunications, localization is a technique for determining the location of a user of a GSM cell phone.
In mathematics, localization is a certain technique in abstract algebra; see also localization of a module, localization of a category.
Taiwanese localization movement - encyclopedia article about Taiwanese localization movement. (1899 words)
Localization (本土化; POJ: pún-thó·-hòa; Pinyin: Běntǔ huà) is a political term used by advocates of Taiwan independence to support their view of Taiwan as not part of China.
Localization rejects a Han Chinese identity in favor of a monolithic officially sponsored "Holo" identity, which its supporters equate with a "Taiwanese" identity.
The roots of the localization movement began during the Japanese era in Taiwan 1895 to 1945, when groups organized to lobby the imperial government for greater Taiwanese autonomy and home rule.
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