[ pruh-vahy-zuh-ree ]
/ prəˈvaɪ zə ri /
containing a proviso or condition; conditional.
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Origin of provisory
OTHER WORDS FROM provisorypro·vi·so·ri·ly, adverb
Words nearby provisory
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.
British Dictionary definitions for provisory
/ (prəˈvaɪzərɪ) /
containing a proviso; conditional
another word for provisional
Derived forms of provisoryprovisorily, adverb
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