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parochial

pa·ro·chi·al

parochial

 
 
pronunciation:
p ro ki l
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or concerning a church parish.
parochial financesa parochial school
definition 2: narrow or limited in scope or viewpoint; provincial.
Returning home from university, she found that she no longer shared her parents' parochial views of what it meant to lead a good life.
antonyms:
catholic, universal
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derivation: parochially (adv.)