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parochial

Pronunciation: /pəˈrəʊkiəl/

Translation of parochial in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (narrow) [pejorative/peyorativo] [person/attitude/outlook] provinciano, pueblerino
    Example sentences
    • Lawyers always have a narrow and parochial interest in expanding the domain of human activity subject to their cartel.
    • Five hundred years ago, the available tools for enquiry were distinctly limited by parochial geography and religious culture.
    • Our view of the blogosphere gradually narrows, becoming parochial and staid.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] parroquial
    Example sentences
    • The return of the chimes holds a special place in the heart of the parochial church council member, who has lived in the village for nearly 30 years.
    • She was a lively public speaker, a governor of two schools, and a member of Beverley Minster parochial church council.
    • The vast array of suggestions were also presented to the parochial church council, which will now consider all the options before coming up with a final plan.

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The Defensor del pueblo is an ombudsman nominated by the Spanish Parliament to defend the rights of citizens against government maladministration. If he upholds a complaint he advises the administration on appropriate compensation. This post, under the same name, also exists in some Latin American countries.