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American English: /ˈprɑvəns/
British English: /ˈprɒvɪns/

Translation of province in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (administrative unit)
    Example sentences
    • That country is made up of three old Ottoman Empire provinces and they do have secessionist tendencies.
    • The train is intended to ease congestion caused by more than 300 000 cars a day travelling between the province's two principal cities.
    • Although there are provincial divisions, provinces tend to identify with one another by region.
    1.2 (Religion)
    Example sentences
    • The American Church is the wealthiest of all 38 Anglican provinces, and dioceses such as Liberia are almost entirely dependent on its support.
    • Along with the Diocese of Ferns and Ossory it is part of the Dublin province with the Archbishop of Dublin as its metropolitan.
    • Bishop Packer will act as chief consecrator on behalf of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Metropolitan of the province.
    also: provinces plural
    the provinces
    las provincias
    (in some Latin American countries) el interior (del país)
  • 2 2.1 (area of knowledge, activity) that's outside my province
    ese no es mi terreno or campo
    Example sentences
    • To my fancy he was making a great fuss about nothing, but it was not my province to say so.
    • Mr Holloway said it was not his province to decide on his own jurisdiction; he could enquire into it, but only make an observation.
    2.2 (area of responsibility) this isn't my province
    esto está fuera de mi competencia
    esto no es de mi competencia
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