- containing a proviso or condition; conditional.
- provisional(defs 1, 2).
Origin of provisory
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Related Words for provisorycontingent, fortuitous, guarded, iffy, incidental, inconclusive, limited, modified, obscure, provisional, qualified, relative, reliant, restricted, restrictive, tentative, uncertain, codicillary
Examples from the Web for provisory
Historical Examples of provisory
A provisory government was established, entitled the Government of the National Defence.The War Upon Religion
Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Still there remains an expression in the Arrt, that it is provisory only.
- containing a proviso; conditional
- another word for provisional
- making provision
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