[ prov ]
/ prɒv /
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Origin of Prov
By shortening from Provo or provisional
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How to use Prov in a sentence
I said to him he could be loose with the script and he said, “Oh, you mean like im-prov-isation?”
The-the-the-melencholly event wish preshipitate our happ'ness—the myster'us prov'nice wish releash you—releash chile!Tales of the Argonauts|Bret Harte
When I spoke to him on the subject, he said that the text which had guided him in his important decisions was Prov.Edward Hoare, M.A.|Edward Hoare
Qui declinat aures suas ne audiat legem, oratio eius erit execrabilis, Prov.
Provenance, prov′e-nans, n. the source from which anything comes or is derived.
Provender, prov′en-dėr, n. dry food for beasts, as hay or corn: esp.
British Dictionary definitions for Prov (1 of 2)
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