provincialize

provincialize

[pruh-vin-shuh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), provincialized, provincializing.
to make provincial in character.
Also, especially British, provincialise.


Origin:
1795–1805; provincial + -ize

provincialization, noun
deprovincialization, noun
deprovincialize, verb (used with object), deprovincialized, deprovincializing.
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