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synonyms for provincial

  • local
  • rural
  • bucolic
  • country
  • homespun
  • narrow
  • pastoral
  • petty
  • rustic
  • sectarian
  • bigoted
  • hidebound
  • homegrown
  • insular
  • inward-looking
  • narrow-minded
  • parochial
  • rude
  • small-minded
  • small-town
  • uninformed
  • unpolished
  • unsophisticated
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antonyms for provincial

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  • broad
  • broad-minded
  • city
  • liberal
  • metropolitan
  • urban
  • citified
  • modern
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How to use provincial in a sentence

For provincial authorities, the coal plant projects are a surefire way to generate jobs and boost economic growth and investment on paper.
CHINA PLEDGES TO BE CARBON NEUTRAL—BUT REMAINS ADDICTED TO COALNAOMI XU ELEGANTSEPTEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
Naheed Nenshi is making the three-hour trip to a meeting of the provincial legislature in Edmonton, and I’m along for the ride via speakerphone.
AFTER THE BOOM: CANADA’S OIL CAPITAL FACES AN UNCERTAIN FUTUREKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
When China began to ease domestic travel and lockdown restrictions in April, China’s city and provincial governments launched promotional campaigns to stimulate consumer spending.
CHINA RETAIL SALES ARE FINALLY GROWING—BUT REMAIN THE ‘WEAKEST LINK’ IN CHINA’S RECOVERYNAOMI XU ELEGANTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The journalist’s brother told CPJ he reported the disappearance to local police and the provincial prosecutor’s office but had yet to receive any information about Ibraimo’s whereabouts and did not know if he was still alive.
THESE 10 JOURNALISTS ARE MISSING, AND COVID IS IMPEDING INVESTIGATIONSLBELANGER225SEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
The second is to do so in a manner in keeping with the demands of a famously provincial fan base — to win it, in other words, like Kobe Bryant.
LEBRON AND AD DOMINATE LIKE KOBE AND SHAQ. BUT CAN THEY WIN LIKE THE CLASSIC LAKERS?ROBERT O'CONNELLAUGUST 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He prepared a glossary of provincial and archological words, intended for a supplement to Johnson's Dictionary.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
At this same time they seized in Nangasaqui a servant of the father provincial, Matheo Couros, who was washing his clothes.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He was a member of the first provincial congress, and eighteen years lieutenant governor of the state of New York.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
True, she had never met the provincial type before, but she doubted if Rosewater had produced a crop of Isabel Otises.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She had no wish to emulate, but neither did she relish feeling provincial, a chit, an outsider.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROVINCIAL

  • bucolic
  • countrified
  • country
  • idyllic
  • innocent
  • peaceful
  • provincial
  • rural
  • rustic
  • simple
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