provincial

[ pruh-vin-shuhl ]
/ prəˈvɪn ʃəl /

adjective

noun

Origin of provincial

1300–50; Middle English (noun and adj.) < Latin prōvinciālis. See province, -al1
Related forms
Can be confusedprovidential provincial
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provincial

/ (prəˈvɪnʃəl) /

adjective

noun

Derived Formsprovinciality (prəˌvɪnʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounprovincially, adverb
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