provincialize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1829 to make provincial • provincialization noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Provincialize — Pro*vin cial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Provincialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Provincializing}.] To render provincial. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provincialize — prəˈvinchəˌlīz, prōˈ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: provincial (I) + ize : to make provincial : bring under provincial influence or control tended to divide, to provincialize, and to brutalize mankind Harper s every branch of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • provincialize — verb To render provincial; to reduce or allot to provinces …   Wiktionary

  • provincialize — pro·vin·cial·ize …   English syllables

  • Provincialized — Provincialize Pro*vin cial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Provincialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Provincializing}.] To render provincial. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Provincializing — Provincialize Pro*vin cial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Provincialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Provincializing}.] To render provincial. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provincialization — noun see provincialize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • provincialization — See provincialize. * * * …   Universalium

  • decentre — verb a) To remove the centre from. The Saidian critique was part of a great sea change, a conscious attempt to ‘decentre’ Europe or even to ‘provincialize’ it. b) To place away from the centre; to make eccentric …   Wiktionary

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