provided

[ pruh-vahy-did ]
/ prəˈvaɪ dɪd /
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conjunction

on the condition or understanding (that); providing: I'll go provided that the others go, too.

Origin of provided

1375–1425; late Middle English. See provide, -ed2
SYNONYMS FOR provided
in case, granted. See if.
ANTONYMS FOR provided
Related formsnon·pro·vid·ed, adjectiveun·pro·vid·ed, adjectivewell-pro·vid·ed, adjective

Usage note

The conjunctions provided and providing are interchangeable. Both mean “on the condition or understanding that,” with that sometimes expressed: Provided (or Providing ) no further objections are raised, we will consider the matter settled.
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British Dictionary definitions for unprovided

unprovided

/ (ˌʌnprəˈvaɪdɪd) /

adjective (postpositive)

(foll by with) not provided or supplied
(often foll by for) not prepared or ready
unprovided for without income or means
Derived Formsunprovidedly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unprovided

provided


"with condition that," early 15c., conjunction use of past participle of provide. As an adjective, "prepared, ready," 1570s; "furnished" 1878.

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