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provider

[ pruh-vahy-der ]
/ prəˈvaɪ dər /
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noun
a person or thing that provides.
a person who supports a family or another person.
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Origin of provider

First recorded in 1515–25; provide + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM provider

non·pro·vid·er, noun
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