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provisory

[pruh-vahy-zuh-ree] /prəˈvaɪ zə ri/
adjective
1.
containing a proviso or condition; conditional.
2.
provisional (defs 1, 2).
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Medieval Latin prōvīsōrius, equivalent to Latin prōvid-, stem of prōvidēre to provide + -tōrius -tory1, with dt > s
Related forms
provisorily, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for provisorily

provisory

/prəˈvaɪzərɪ/
adjective
1.
containing a proviso; conditional
2.
another word for provisional
3.
making provision
Derived Forms
provisorily, adverb
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