He chose his words carefully, dropping caveats and provisos.
But none of these restrictions or provisos is requisite, or could for a moment be thought of, in reference to Charles Lamb.
Did the duke make any of these provisos when he gave you your regiment?
These provisos admitted, in other things I may prove a tractable and complying husband.
Unfortunately, these provisos are very far from being fulfilled.
There were, however, two provisos made, or as such we understood them.
What touches the Art may require certain cautions and provisos.
I make three provisos only, none of which affect the force of my argument for immediate practical purposes.
The brutality of these two provisos brands its authors as barbarians.
provisos and warnings may be taken as having been made sufficiently: and we pass to the actual survey.
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.