When contemplating how to evaluate Barack Obama's first 100 days, it's important to keep in mind the proviso: Compared to what?
The key point is the proviso that Murray notes: insofar as men need to work to survive.
The kingdom takes them in on the proviso that they stay out of politics.
Bruce compromised the matter, however, by proposing to ride upon his own saddle, and with this proviso mounted Fasil's horse.
The "Wilmot proviso" was for some years the watchword of the anti-extensionists.
The king's will prohibited any change whatever being made in the council, but this proviso was not observed.
He granted the request, but with the proviso that she should never return.
I could not forbear, however, seeing the danger to which the proviso contained in that instruction exposed me.
A ship with one anchor down and a shore-fast is moored a proviso.
Gracchus gave permission, with the proviso that they should feast in the public street.
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin proviso (quod) "provided (that)," phrase at the beginning of clauses in legal documents (mid-14c.), from Latin proviso "it being provided," ablative neuter of provisus, past participle of providere (see provide). Related: Provisory.