But behind the scenes, dropping the provision appeared to be a direct result of Wall Street lobbying.
Yet the men who wrote and ratified that provision had extensive gun laws—and many of them were racially discriminatory.
I can only imagine which senator(s) demanded this provision in exchange for their support, but consider the oddity of the idea.
In March 2013, 73 percent of young Republicans surveyed had heard of the provision, compared with 63 percent of Democratic youths.
Tax evasion carries a maximum penalty of five years, and thus it seems likely that Grimm would be covered by the provision.
Every species of provision brought to my camp, will be paid for at an equitable rate, and in solid coin.
It has been the accumulation of years, and was intended as a provision for you and Robert.
Towards the close of the empire, provision had to be made for some three hundred and sixty—if we may trust one writer.
The arrangements your father has made is one of provision against the unlikely.
This detention was extremely vexatious, as we were losing a fair wind, and expending our provision.
late 14c., "a providing beforehand, action of arranging in advance" (originally in reference to ecclesiastical appointments made before the position was vacant), from Old French provision "precaution, care" (early 14c.), from Latin provisionem (nominative provisio) "a foreseeing, foresight, preparation, prevention," noun of action from past participle stem of providere "look ahead" (see provide). Meaning "something provided" is attested from late 15c.; specific sense of "supply of food" is from c.1600.
"to supply with provisions," 1787, from provision (n.). Related: Provisioned; provisioning.