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Provisional IRA
Provisional Irish Republican Army
Provisionally
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Provisioned
provisioner
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provisions
Proviso
Provisor
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Provisors, Statute of
Provisorship
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provitamin
provitamin A
Provo
provocateur
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PROVOCATION; PROVOKE
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provocatively
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Provocatory

Provisory definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROVI'SORY, a. Making temporary provision; temporary.
1. Containing a proviso or condition; conditional.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: subject to a proviso; "a provisory clause"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1611 1. containing or subject to a proviso ; conditional 2. provisional

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 conditional; having a proviso. 2 making provision (provisory care). Derivatives: provisorily adv. Etymology: F provisoire or med.L provisorius (as PROVISOR)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Provisory Pro*vi"so*ry, a. [Cf. F. provisoire.] 1. Of the nature of a proviso; containing a proviso or condition; conditional; as, a provisory clause. 2. Making temporary provision; provisional.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Conditional, hypothetical. 2. Temporary, provisional.



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