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small-town

(smôl′toun′)
adj.
1. Of or characteristic of a small town.
2. Limited in outlook or experience; unsophisticated; provincial.

small-town

adj
of or relating to a small town, usually characterized as having people who are friendly, honest, polite, and often old-fashioned

small′-town′



adj.
1. characteristic of a town or village.
2. provincial; unsophisticated.
[1880–85]
small′-town′er, n.
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small-town

adjective
Having the restricted outlook often characteristic of geographic isolation:
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small-town

[ˈsmɔːlˈtaʊn] ADJ (esp US) → provinciano, pueblerino
SMALL TOWN
EL término small town (ciudad pequeña) se usa en Estados Unidos para referirse a las localidades de menos de 10.000 habitantes. La palabra village (pueblo) no se suele usar por tener connotaciones del Viejo Continente o del Tercer Mundo. Los valores de estas ciudades pequeñas, que se ven como algo positivo, representan sobre todo la amabilidad, la honradez, la ayuda entre vecinos y el patriotismo, aunque a veces la expresión se usa en un sentido negativo, como por ejemplo cuando se habla de small-town attitudes (actitudes provincianas), haciendo referencia a las mentes estrechas o con prejuicios.

small-town

[ˈsmɔːlˌtaʊn] adj (pej) → provinciale
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