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province

noun uk   /ˈprɒv.ɪns/  us   /ˈprɑː.vɪns/

province noun (REGION)

C2 [C] an area that is governed as part of a country or an empire: the Canadian province of Albertathe provinces [plural] the parts of a country that are not the capital city
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province noun (SUBJECT)

sb's province formal a subject or activity of special interest, knowledge, or responsibility: Renaissance art is not really his province - he specializes in the modern period. Marketing is within the province of the sales department.
Translations of “province”
in Arabic مُقاطَعة…
in Korean 주, 도, 지방…
in Malaysian wilayah…
in French province…
in Turkish eyalet, bölge…
in Italian provincia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地區, 省…
in Russian область, провинция…
in Polish prowincja…
in Vietnamese tỉnh…
in Spanish provincia…
in Portuguese província…
in Thai จังหวัด…
in German die Provinz…
in Catalan província…
in Japanese 州, 省…
in Indonesian provinsi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地区, 省…
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