[ pruh-vahy-zuh-ree ]
/ prəˈvaɪ zə ri /
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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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How to use provisory in a sentence
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.
If yet in time—ay, such provisory parenthesis was in my mind at the moment.The War Trail|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for provisory
/ (prəˈvaɪzərɪ) /
containing a proviso; conditional
another word for provisional
Derived forms of provisoryprovisorily, adverb
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