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provo

[ proh-voh ]
/ ˈproʊ voʊ /
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noun, plural pro·vos.(sometimes initial capital letter)
a Dutch or German political agitator, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Origin of provo

1965–70; shortened from French provocateur provocateur

Other definitions for provo (2 of 3)

Provo1
[ proh-voh ]
/ ˈproʊ voʊ /

noun
a city in central Utah.

Other definitions for provo (3 of 3)

Provo2
[ proh-voh ]
/ ˈproʊ voʊ /

noun, plural Pro·vos.(sometimes lowercase)Informal.
a member of the Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army.

Origin of Provo

2
First recorded in 1970–75; prov(isional) + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for provo

Provo
/ (ˈprəʊvəʊ) /

noun plural -vos
another name for a Provisional (def. 2)
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