noun, plural pro·vi·sos, pro·vi·soes.
Origin of proviso
Examples from the Web for provisos
He chose his words carefully, dropping caveats and provisos.
The brutality of these two provisos brands its authors as barbarians.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
If all these allowances and provisos are too many for him to make, it is probably useless for him to attempt the Noctes at all.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860|George Saintsbury
These provisos admitted, in other things I may prove a tractable and complying husband.The Way of the World|William Congreve
Provisos and warnings may be taken as having been made sufficiently: and we pass to the actual survey.
But none of these restrictions or provisos is requisite, or could for a moment be thought of, in reference to Charles Lamb.