parochial

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (religious)
a. parroquial
Students attend mass every day at parochial schools.Los estudiantes oyen misa cada día en los colegios parroquiales.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(narrow-minded)
a. provinciano
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
He has a pretty parochial attitude, considering that he is the son of a diplomat.Tiene una actitud muy provinciana, teniendo en cuenta que es el hijo de un diplomático.
b. pueblerino
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
His parochial comments regarding the subject of same-sex marriage angered many people.Sus comentarios pueblerinos en cuanto al tema del matrimonio gay enojaron a muchas personas.
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parochial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (religion)
a. parroquial
2. (fig pej)
a. provinciano(a), corto(a) de miras (narrow-minded)
parochial [pəˈrəʊkɪəl]
adjective
(Rel) parroquial; (provincial) provinciano; (narrow-minded) de miras estrechas;
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