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"province" in British English

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provincenoun

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 Alberta
the 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.
(Definition of province from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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provincenoun

us   /ˈprɑv·ɪns/
  • province noun (REGION)

[C] a division of a country that has its own government: The province of Quebec has voted several times on independence from Canada.
[C] The provinces are the parts of a country outside its capital or most important city.
  • province noun (SUBJECT)

[U] fml a subject or activity of special interest, knowledge, or responsibility: Architecture is within the province of the art department.
(Definition of province from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “province”
in Korean 주, 도, 지방…
in Arabic مُقاطَعة…
in Malaysian wilayah…
in French province…
in Russian область, провинция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地區, 省…
in Italian provincia…
in Turkish eyalet, bölge…
in Polish prowincja…
in Spanish provincia…
in Vietnamese tỉnh…
in Portuguese província…
in Thai จังหวัด…
in German die Provinz…
in Catalan província…
in Japanese 州, 省…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地区, 省…
in Indonesian provinsi…
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