[ ree-juh-nl ]
/ ˈri dʒə nl /
of or relating to a region of considerable extent; not merely local: a regional meeting of the Boy Scouts.
of or relating to a particular region, district, area, or part, as of a country; sectional; local: regional differences in pronunciation.
Medicine/Medical, Anatomy. pertaining to, affecting, or localized in a particular area or part of the body: regional anesthesia.
having, exhibiting, or characterized by regionalism: He writes regional novels.
Often regionals. a regional competition or tournament: The basketball team won the regionals.
a regional company, branch, stock exchange, etc.: Regionals are getting stiff competition from the national firms.
Inter- vs Intra-What’s the difference between the interstate highway and the intrastate highway? Inter- is a prefix that means between two groups, and intra- is a prefix which means within or inside one group. Inter- and intra- are both prefixes, which are groups of letters that are placed at the beginning of a word in order to change its meaning. Inter- Inter- is a common prefix that …
Related formsre·gion·al·ly, adverbin·ter·re·gion·al, adjectivein·ter·re·gion·al·ly, adverb
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But this inter-regional transport of cereals is a small thing in comparison with the transport of cattle.The Argentine Republic|Pierre Denis
British Dictionary definitions for inter-regional
/ (ˈriːdʒənəl) /
of, characteristic of, or limited to a regionthe regional dialects of English
Derived Formsregionally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inter-regional
early 15c., from Late Latin regionalis "of or belonging to a region or province," from stem of regio (see region). Related: Regionally.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Medicine definitions for inter-regional
[ rē′jə-nəl ]
Of or affecting a region of the body.
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