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provincial

provincial(
pruh
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vihn
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shuhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (related to a province)
a. provincial
The central government has replaced 54 provincial judges as part of its anti-corruption efforts.El gobierno central ha reemplazado a 54 jueces provinciales como parte de sus iniciativas anticorrupción.
b. de provincia
The new fiber optic network will provide high speed internet to the nation's provincial capitals.La nueva red de fibra óptica proporcionará Internet de alta velocidad a las capitales de provincia del país.
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)
(parochial)
a. provinciano
So, did you like Cindy? - I found her provincial outlook quaint at first, but ultimately boring.Entonces, ¿te gustó Cindy? - Su perspectiva provinciana me resultó curiosa al principio, pero al final, aburrida.
b. pueblerino
He's so provincial. He got mad when his daughter wanted to play with a toy car.Es tan pueblerino. Se enojó cuando su hija quiso jugar con un coche de juguete.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (inhabitant of a province)
a. el provinciano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la provinciana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Thousands of provincials come to the capital this time of year.Miles de provincianos vienen a la capital en esta época del año.
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provincial
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. provincial
2. (pejorative)
a. provinciano(a) (parochial)
provincial [prəˈvɪnʃəl]
adjective
provincial; de provincia; pueblerino; provinciano;
noun
especially provincianoaprovinciana (m) (f);a provinciana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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