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regionalism

Pronunciation: /ˈriːdʒənlɪzəm/

Translation of regionalism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable [Politics/Política] regionalismo (masculine), autonomismo (masculine) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (regional patriotism) regionalismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • In contrast to many other Latin American nations, Chile has not experienced the emergence of strong regionalism or conflicting regional cultural identities.
    • The country is facing all the great issues of economic change, regionalism, and cultural and geographic diversity, while Americanization proceeds apace.
    • A high level of religious practice often underlined regionalism and even nationalism.
    1.3 countable/numerable [Linguistics/Lingüística] regionalismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The publication of French dictionaries and lexicons by Enlightenment scholars further eroded regionalisms.
    • After recounting the history of some of the Victorian and in particular Queenscliff regionalisms he is researching for the Australian National Dictionary, Bruce Moore explains how dictionary-makers keep abreast of usage.
    • In Britain, however, the most local dialects were associated with the groups at the lower end of the social hierarchy, while those at the top spoke RP, which showed no trace of regionalisms.

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