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Synonyms for provincial
prəˈvɪn ʃəlpro·vin·cial

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  1. provincial

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

    central, metropolitan, modish, fashionable, courtly

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  1. provincialnoun

    (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"

    peasant, bucolic

    travelled, cosmopolitan, traveled

  2. peasant, provincial, bucolicadjective

    a country person

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

    cosmopolitan, travelled, traveled

  3. provincialadjective

    of or associated with a province

    "provincial government"

    cosmopolitan, travelled, traveled

  4. provincialadjective

    characteristic of the provinces or their people

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

    travelled, traveled, cosmopolitan

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  1. provincialadjective

    of a province, of provinces

  2. provincialadjective

    rude, unpolished, unrefined, rustic, countrified

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  1. Sardard Adul Nabi:

    No provincial government can afford to ignore such weather patterns, and (we) need to make all socio-economic sectors adaptive to them.

  2. Madame Chiang:

    Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government.

  3. Abdul Karim Khademzai:

    Apart from one district, all roads from the district centers to the provincial capital have been cut off and the government only control the provincial capital.

  4. Leonel Mingo:

    We hope the oil companies will stop contaminating the Patagonian ecosystem with toxic waste and will close this dump that violates provincial and national laws.

  5. Deborah Lyons:

    The war in Afghanistan has entered a new, deadlier, and more destructive phase, the provincial capitals of Kandahar, Herat, and Lashkar Gahin particular havecome under significant pressure. This is a clear attempt by the Taliban to seize urban centers with the force of arms.

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