Provect Pro*vect", a. [L. provectus, p. p. of provehere to carry forward.] Carried forward; advanced. [Obs.] ``Provect in years.'' --Sir T. Flyot. [1913 Webster]

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  • provect — pro·vect …   English syllables

  • provect — prōˈvekt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin provectus, past participle of provehere to carry forward, convey onward, from pro forward + vehere to carry, convey more at pro , vehicle : to change (a consonant) by provection …   Useful english dictionary

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