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    provincial

    provincial - Dictionary definition and meaning for word provincial

    Definition
    (noun) (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    Example Sentence
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
    Definition
    (noun) a country person
    Synonyms : bucolic , peasant
    Definition
    (adj) of or associated with a province
    Example Sentence
    • provincial government
    Definition
    (adj) characteristic of the provinces or their people
    Example Sentence
    • deeply provincial and conformist
    • in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial
    • narrow provincial attitudes
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for provincial

provincial sounds like "PROVINCE"....imagine person belonging to rural province then he dont have much exposure to outer world...so he is unsophisticated and limited in outlook....

province somewhat SOUNDS very close to PRINCE..so the area that is under the control of a prince...IS A PROVINCE....AND ANY PROVINCE IS very limited in area.. so limited in outlook.

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