Already, 6.6 million people have gotten insurance under this provision.
But behind the scenes, dropping the provision appeared to be a direct result of Wall Street lobbying.
The provision of free food harks back to an older era of corporate paternalism.
Yet the men who wrote and ratified that provision had extensive gun laws—and many of them were racially discriminatory.
This provision is, however, absent from the Penal Code Iran approved in 2012, though apparently not yet signed into law.
Every species of provision brought to my camp, will be paid for at an equitable rate, and in solid coin.
You instructed me to water and provision the vessel, and wait for further orders.
Towards the close of the empire, provision had to be made for some three hundred and sixty—if we may trust one writer.
In the hurry of flight, they had made no provision for an extended journey.
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.