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Provincialism

prəˈvɪn.ʃəl.ɪ.zəm

Meanings of Provincialism:

noun

The way of life characteristic of the regions outside the capital city of a country, especially when regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded.

Usage examples:

Book-loving belle was burning to escape the provincialism of her village

Provincialist

prəˈvɪn.ʃəl.ɪst

Meanings of Provincialist:

adjective

Relating to ideas and behaviour that are typical of places outside a country's capital city, and so may be seen as old-fashioned or simple

Usage examples:

It is reasonably accurate to label the movement as provincialist in orientation., civil war returne…

Meanings of Provinciality:

noun

The fact or quality of being provincial (= in or from the parts of a country that are not the capital city)

Usage examples:

In subsequent centuries the city faded into provinciality., the covered market is a good place to s…

Provincially

prəˈvɪn.ʃəl.i

Meanings of Provincially:

adverb

In a way that relates to a province or provinces (= an area that a country is divided into as part of the organization of its government)

Usage examples:

The country has a provincially administered system of government health insurance., elections were …

Meanings of Provincialship:

noun

The office of provincial in a religious order; the period of office of a provincial.

Proving

pruːv

Meanings of Proving:

verb

Demonstrate the truth or existence of (something) by evidence or argument.

Usage examples:

The concept is difficult to prove

Provirus

prəʊˈvʌɪrəs

Meanings of Provirus:

noun

The genetic material of a virus as incorporated into, and able to replicate with, the genome of a host cell.

Usage examples:

Herv-w proviruses probably entered the genome of primates before the split between old world and ne…

Proviruses

prəʊˈvʌɪrəs

Meanings of Proviruses:

noun

The genetic material of a virus as incorporated into, and able to replicate with, the genome of a host cell.

Usage examples:

Herv-w proviruses probably entered the genome of primates before the split between old world and ne…

Provision

prəˈvɪʒ.ən

Meanings of Provision:

noun

The action of providing or supplying something for use.

Usage examples:

New contracts for the provision of services
verb

Supply with food, drink, or equipment, especially for a journey.

Usage examples:

Civilian contractors were responsible for provisioning these armies

Provisional

prəˈvɪʒ.ən.əl

Meanings of Provisional:

adjective

Arranged or existing for the present, possibly to be changed later.

Usage examples:

Provisional bookings
noun

A provisional stamp.

Usage examples:

The new orleans 5c provisionals are the most common of the csa provisional stamps and the ones most…

Meanings of Provisionally:

adverb

Subject to further confirmation; for the time being.

Usage examples:

The film, provisionally entitled skin, is due to be released next year

Provisionary

prəˈvɪʒ.ən.ər.i

Meanings of Provisionary:

adjective

Arranged or existing for the present; provisional.

Usage examples:

A provisionary party member

Provisioned

prəˈvɪʒ(ə)n

Meanings of Provisioned:

verb

Supply with food, drink, or equipment, especially for a journey.

Usage examples:

Civilian contractors were responsible for provisioning these armies
noun

The action of providing or supplying something for use.

Usage examples:

New contracts for the provision of services

Provisions

prəˈvɪʒ.ən

Meanings of Provisions:

noun

The action of providing or supplying something for use.

Usage examples:

New contracts for the provision of services
verb

Supply with food, drink, or equipment, especially for a journey.

Usage examples:

Civilian contractors were responsible for provisioning these armies

Proviso

prəˈvʌɪzəʊ

Meanings of Proviso:

noun

A condition or qualification attached to an agreement or statement.

Usage examples:

He let his house with the proviso that his own staff should remain to run it

Provisor

prəˈvʌɪzə

Meanings of Provisor:

noun

(in the roman catholic church) a deputy of a bishop or archbishop.

Usage examples:

When it is said that the outside vicars depend immediately on the vicars-general or provisors, one …

Meanings of Provisorship:

noun

The office or position of a provisor.

Provisory

prəˈvaɪ.zə.ri

Meanings of Provisory:

adjective

Subject to a proviso; conditional.

Usage examples:

The company also was loaned $409000 from iibi in the form of a provisory note to cover the company'…

Provisos

prəˈvaɪ.zəʊ

Meanings of Provisos:

noun

A condition or qualification attached to an agreement or statement.

Usage examples:

He let his house with the proviso that his own staff should remain to run it

Provitamin

ˈprəʊvɪtəmɪn

Meanings of Provitamin:

noun

A substance which is converted into a vitamin within an organism.

Usage examples:

Beta carotene, a provitamin found in plants and their pigments, is a benign source of vitamin a and…

Meanings of Provocant:

noun

A person or thing which provokes, incites, or stimulates (a person, a reaction, etc.).

Provocateur

prəˌvɒk.əˈtɜːr

Meanings of Provocateur:

noun

A person who intentionally encourages people to do something illegal, usually so that they can be arrested

Usage examples:

Was she a true progressive, or a provocateur working undercover?, community leaders worry about far…

Provocateurs

prəˌvɒk.əˈtɜːr

Meanings of Provocateurs:

noun

A person who intentionally encourages people to do something illegal, usually so that they can be arrested

Usage examples:

Was she a true progressive, or a provocateur working undercover?, community leaders worry about far…

Meanings of Provocation:

noun

Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately.

Usage examples:

You should remain calm and not respond to provocation

Provocations

ˌprɒv.əˈkeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Provocations:

noun

Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately.

Usage examples:

You should remain calm and not respond to provocation

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