adjective Also pro·vi·sion·ar·y [pruh-vizh-uh-ner-ee] /prəˈvɪʒ əˌnɛr i/ (for defs. 1, 2).
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I have called it provisionally Chironomus oceanicus, or Ocean gnat.Our Common Insects|Alpheus Spring Packard
A president, a general secretary, and an international committee were provisionally appointed.The Unity of Civilization|Various
The subgentes seem to be composed of a number of groups of a still lower order, which are provisionally termed "sections."Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370))|James Owen Dorsey
I place it provisionally in the genus Lerema, though it undoubtedly does not belong here, and probably may represent a new genus.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
The relations between two States must often be termed a latent war, which is provisionally being waged in peaceful rivalry.Gems (?) of German Thought|Various