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provided

[ pruh-vahy-did ]
/ prəˈvaɪ dɪd /
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conjunction

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

SYNONYMS FOR provided

in case, granted.

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Origin of provided

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English; see provide, -ed2

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words often confused with provided

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.

OTHER WORDS FROM provided

non·pro·vid·ed, adjectiveun·pro·vid·ed, adjectivewell-pro·vid·ed, adjective
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