In the US, popular support for “Buy American” provisions is as high as disapproval of the same provisions in the elite press.
Also, Iran would agree to provisions that would prevent its development of nuclear weapons or a short-notice breakout capability.
Included in the 300-page law are provisions to eliminate the right to strike and binding arbitration for public workers.
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Current provisions for payment and innovation within the health-reform bill set the stage for expansion of these programs.
provisions were again short, and had to be apportioned sparingly and equally.
Especially would this seem grievous when provisions were dear.
Yet is there house or city on the Planet to-day that has not half a year's provisions laid in?
On this occasion, our provisions were supplemented by the hospitality of the khan.
They have provisions enough growing to supply three times their number, and they are calculating on a large increase this season.
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.