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provincial

美国发音:[prə'vɪnʃəl]
英国发音:[prə'vɪnʃ(ə)l]

[adj]
英语解释:of or relating to a province
常见翻译:省的;地方的,目光短浅的,不偏狭的,守旧的

[n]
英语解释:someone who is not from a country’s capital city or a large city
常见翻译:粗俗的人,乡下人

connected with a province; not modern in outlook
A province is one of the large areas into which a country is divided. Provincial therefore means any thing connected with a province. A provincial government is the government of a province in the country. A provincial newspaper is one, which gives importance to the news of a province. Also, anything related to areas outside the capital of a country is provincial. Provincial as applied to a person or attitude refers to their unwillingness to consider new or different ideas. A provincial refuses to change his old ideas, and does not accept new things. They may be narrow-minded too. They may be old fashioned and rustic.