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American English: /prəˈvɪn(t)ʃəˌlɪzəm/
British English: /prəˈvɪnʃ(ə)lɪz(ə)m/

Translation of provincialism in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • I think there is a real need to get away from all this regional provincialism - especially in a country where literature itself is so much at risk.
    • It is entirely possible that conservative policies will lead to more cultural regionalism and provincialism.
    • To her they figure as an escape from the provincialism of Bursley, but they are also a form of exile to which she consigns herself for having allowed her invalid father to die on her watch.
    Example sentences
    • In a disastrous miscalculation, the producers carefully put back all the lame, dated gags and Manhattan provincialisms that dotted the original production.
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