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de- +‎ provincial +‎ -ize


deprovincialize (third-person singular simple present deprovincializes, present participle deprovincializing, simple past and past participle deprovincialized)

  1. (transitive) To divest of provincial quality or characteristics.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for deprovincialize in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)