- an appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
- appointment by the pope to a see or benefice not yet vacant.
verb (used with object)
Origin of provision
Examples from the Web for provision
Tax evasion carries a maximum penalty of five years, and thus it seems likely that Grimm would be covered by the provision.
In his opinion, Rio Tinto has not addressed this provision of the comprehensive sanctions against Iran.
There was a provision in the Union Conscription Act of 1863 that allowed wealthy men to pay $300 to buy their way out of service.
Domestic abuse awareness groups opposed the provision, saying it would discourage victims from reporting.The Republican War on Women Continues, Just More Quietly|Eleanor Clift|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That provision accords first-time offenders something called Pre-Trial Intervention.Ray Rice Should Have Remembered His 'Kindness' Anti-Bullying Wristband|Michael Daly|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If he had a stock of provision on hand, he still pursued the goats as usual, but only for his personal gratification.The Solitary of Juan Fernandez, or The Real Robinson Crusoe|Joseph Xavier Saintine
This would make the provision for the Levite as much as for any five men of the tribes.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
Provision was also made that the little girls from ten years old should attend and be taught to sew.A Story of the Red Cross|Clara Barton
Of course, Mr. Blanchard had his son and his son's widow in his eye when he made the provision.Armadale|Wilkie Collins
Note the need of fireplaces, of screened windows and doors, and provision for storing food.Woman's Club Work and Programs|Caroline French Benton