provincial

[ pruh-vin-shuhl ]
/ prəˈvɪn ʃəl /

adjective

noun

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Origin of provincial

1300–50; Middle English (noun and adj.) < Latin prōvinciālis. See province, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM provincial

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH provincial

providential provincial
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British Dictionary definitions for provincial

provincial
/ (prəˈvɪnʃəl) /

adjective

noun

Derived forms of provincial

provinciality (prəˌvɪnʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounprovincially, adverb
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