un provided


on the condition or understanding (that); providing: I'll go provided that the others go, too.

1375–1425; late Middle English. See provide, -ed2

nonprovided, adjective
unprovided, adjective
well-provided, adjective

in case, granted. See if.


The conjunctions provided and providing are interchangeable. Both mean “on the condition or understanding that,” with that sometimes expressed: Provided (or Providing) no further objections are raised, we will consider the matter settled.
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Word Origin & History

1407, from L. providere "look ahead, prepare, supply," from pro- "ahead" + videre "to see" (see vision).
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