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Pronunciation: /prəˈvɪntʃəl; prəˈvɪnʃəl/

Translation of provincial in Spanish:


  • 1 [Politics/Política] [government/assembly] provincial
    Example sentences
    • Another reason for low results is that people just didn't feel as informed as they did for the provincial election and decided that voting would therefore be a waste.
    • The teachers threatened to stage a sit-in outside the provincial governor's house if the problem was not resolved.
    • The march led to traffic being blocked, before it came to a halt outside the provincial governor's office.
  • 2 2.1 [town] de provincia(s); [fashions/accent] provinciano they're doing a provincial tour están de gira por las provincias 2.2 (parochial) [pejorative/peyorativo] [outlook/attitude] provinciano, pueblerino
    Example sentences
    • For all over Ireland, ribbon development of houses persists outside provincial towns and one-off badly sited homes are built without regard for the landscape as a whole.
    • Well over €1million an acre is being achieved for retail parks outside provincial towns.
    • A young woman in her twenties returns from the capital city to a provincial town where she grew up.


  • provinciano, (masculine, feminine)

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