noun see provincialize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • provincialization — prəˌvinchələ̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) : the act or process of provincializing practiced a further provincialization of provincial styles Antiques …   Useful english dictionary

  • provincialization — See provincialize. * * * …   Universalium

  • provincialization — pro·vin·cial·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • provincialize — provincialization, n. /preuh vin sheuh luyz /, v.t., provincialized, provincializing. to make provincial in character. Also, esp. Brit., provincialise. [1795 1805; PROVINCIAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • pro|vin|cial|i|sa|tion — «pruh VIHN shuh luh ZAY shuhn», noun. Especially British. provincialization …   Useful english dictionary

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