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provincialize

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verb, pro·vin·cial·ize \-ˈvin(t)-shə-ˌlīz\

Definition of provincialize

provincializedprovincializing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make provincial

provincialization play \-ˌvin(t)-sh(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


1829

First Known Use of provincialize

1829


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