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parochialize

[puh-roh-kee-uh-lahyz] /pəˈroʊ ki əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), parochialized, parochializing.
1.
to make parochial.
verb (used without object), parochialized, parochializing.
2.
to work in or for a parish.
Also, especially British, parochialise.
Origin of parochialize
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; parochial + -ize
Related forms
de-parochialize, verb (used with object), de-parochialized, de-parochializing.
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  • I must parochialise a bit afterwards, but you shan't be much victimised.'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward

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