parochialize

parochialize

[puh-roh-kee-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), parochialized, parochializing.
1.
to make parochial.
verb (used without object), parochialized, parochializing.
2.
to work in or for a parish.
Also, especially British, parochialise.


Origin:
1840–50; parochial + -ize

de-parochialize, verb (used with object), de-parochialized, de-parochializing.
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