provision

[ pruh-vizh-uhn ]
/ prəˈvɪʒ ən /

noun

verb (used with object)

to supply with provisions.

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Origin of provision

1300–50; Middle English < Latin prōvīsiōn- (stem of prōvīsiō) a foreseeing, equivalent to prōvīs(us) (past participle of prōvidēre to provide) + -iōn- -ion

SYNONYMS FOR provision

2 catering, purveying.

OTHER WORDS FROM provision

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British Dictionary definitions for reprovisioning

provision
/ (prəˈvɪʒən) /

noun

verb

(tr) to supply with provisions

Derived forms of provision

provisioner, noun

Word Origin for provision

C14: from Latin prōvīsiō a providing; see provide
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