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Synonyms for provincial
prəˈvɪn ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. provincial(noun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order

    "the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials"

    Synonyms:
    peasant, bucolic

    Antonyms:
    travelled, cosmopolitan, traveled

  2. peasant, provincial, bucolic(adj)

    a country person

    Synonyms:
    bucolic, peasant, churl, idyll, barbarian, tyke, idyl, boor, tike, eclogue

    Antonyms:
    cosmopolitan, travelled, traveled

  3. provincial(adj)

    of or associated with a province

    "provincial government"

    Antonyms:
    cosmopolitan, travelled, traveled

  4. provincial(adj)

    characteristic of the provinces or their people

    "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes"

    Antonyms:
    travelled, traveled, cosmopolitan

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. provincial

    Synonyms:
    appendant, annexed, outlying, rural, countrified, rustic, bucolic

    Antonyms:
    central, metropolitan, modish, fashionable, courtly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. provincial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    of a province, of provinces

  2. provincial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rude, unpolished, unrefined, rustic, countrified

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How to use provincial in a sentence?

  1. Ana Montes:

    Macri is going to do good things, just as we saw in the provincial election with Vidal. That was a sign of hope.

  2. Dadullah Qane:

    Right now there is heavy fighting close to the provincial governor's house and police headquarters has been under heavy attack for an hour.

  3. Muhammad Farasat Iqbal:

    It’s one of the top priorities of the provincial government, to ensure provision of clean drinking water in each locality, as access to clean water is a fundamental human right.

  4. Farid Haibat:

    The Taliban burnt parts of the headquarters of the National Directorate of Security and the customs office, and according to my information, they reached the central provincial prison as well.

  5. Dirk Pfeiffer:

    This is what is needed. At a national level and even provincial level the policies were okay, but there were shortcomings in the way they were translated. And that's something that needs to be worked out to stop this disease.


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