provincialize

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

Definition of provincialize

provincialized

;

provincializing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make provincial

provincialization

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

1829

First Known Use of provincialize

1829


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up provincialize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a dividing ridge between drainage areas

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!