Provision Pro*vi"sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Provisioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Provisioning}.] To supply with food; to victual; as, to provision a garrison. [1913 Webster]

They were provisioned for a journey. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]

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  • Provisioning — In voice telecommunication, provisioning means to provide telecommunications services to a user or customer, including transmission, wiring, and equipment. In NS/EP telecommunications services, provisioning equates to initiation and includes… …   Wikipedia

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  • provisioning — See initial provisioning …   Military dictionary

  • provisioning — /prəˈvɪʒənɪŋ/ (say pruh vizhuhning) noun 1. the act or process of providing for something. 2. the policy under which banks make provision for their bad debts: *Strict provisioning requirements will also dampen lending, corporate debt… …   Australian English dictionary

  • provisioning — pro·vi·sion || prÉ™ vɪʒn n. supply, stock; act of supplying or furnishing; measure, means; food; condition, stipulation v. supply with stock, equip with supplies (esp. food) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Provisioning of the USS Constitution — Provisioning for sea was just as crucial if not more so in the 19th century due to the lack of modern conveniences such as refrigeration, freeze drying and canning.Ordered on a cruise intended to last at least six months, the USS Constitution… …   Wikipedia

  • Provisioning (disambiguation) — The term provisioning can refer to: *Provisioning, in telecommunication the act of acquiring telecommunications service from the submission of the requirement through the activation of service. *Provisioning, traditionally, to stock needed… …   Wikipedia

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