verb (used with object), pro·vin·cial·ized, pro·vin·cial·iz·ing.
to make provincial in character.
Also especially British, pro·vin·cial·ise.
Origin of provincialize
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To consider them apart from this, would be to localize a planetary phenomenon, and to provincialize a law of the universe.Medical Essays
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.