provision

[ pruh-vizh-uhn ]
/ prəˈvɪʒ ən /

noun

verb (used with object)

to supply with provisions.

Origin of provision

1300–50; Middle English < Latin prōvīsiōn- (stem of prōvīsiō) a foreseeing, equivalent to prōvīs(us) (past participle of prōvidēre to provide) + -iōn- -ion
SYNONYMS FOR provision
2 catering, purveying.
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provision

/ (prəˈvɪʒən) /

noun

verb

(tr) to supply with provisions
Derived Formsprovisioner, noun

Word Origin for provision

C14: from Latin prōvīsiō a providing; see provide
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