proviso

  • 1 proviso — pro‧vi‧so [prəˈvaɪzəʊ ǁ zoʊ] noun [countable] 1. LAW a part of a contract that covers a particular subject: • Landlords frequently include a proviso stating that nothing contained in the lease shall prevent them from carrying out work on their… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 proviso — pro·vi·so /prə vī zō/ n pl sos or soes [Medieval Latin proviso quod provided that] 1: an article or clause (as in a statute or contract) that introduces a condition 2: a conditional stipulation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Proviso — Pro*vi so, n.; pl. {Provisos}. [L., (it) being provided, abl. of provisus, p. p. of providere. See {Provide}, and cf. {Purview}.] An article or clause in any statute, agreement, contract, grant, or other writing, by which a condition is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 proviso — mid 15c., from M.L. proviso (quod) provided (that), phrase at the beginning of clauses in legal documents (mid 14c.), from L. proviso it being provided, ablative neut. of provisus, pp. of providere (see PROVIDE (Cf. provide)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 proviso — (Del lat. proviso). al proviso. loc. adv. al instante …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 6 proviso — ► NOUN (pl. provisos) ▪ a condition attached to an agreement. ORIGIN from Latin proviso quod it being provided that …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 proviso — [prə vī′zō΄, prōvī′zō΄] n. pl. provisos or provisoes [ML proviso (quod), provided (that) < L, abl. of provisus, pp. of providere: see PROVIDE] 1. a clause, as in a document or statute, making some condition or stipulation 2. a condition or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 proviso — *condition, stipulation, terms, provision, reservation, strings Analogous words: clause, article, *paragraph: limitation, restriction (see corresponding verbs at LIMIT): contingency, exigency (see JUNCTURE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 proviso — has the plural form provisos …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 proviso — ► locución adverbial Se usa en la expresión al proviso para indicar al instante, de inmediato. * * * proviso (del lat. «provīso»). Al proviso. Enseguida. * * * proviso. (Del lat. proviso). al proviso. loc. adv. al instante. * * * proviso, al …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 11 proviso — n. 1) to add a proviso 2) with a proviso that + clause; subj. (we will agree to the proposal with the proviso that overtime be/should be paid) * * * [prə vaɪzəʊ] subj. (we will agree to the proposal with the proviso that overtime be/should be… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 proviso — /pravayzow/ A condition, stipulation, limitation, or provision which is inserted in a deed, lease, mortgage, or contract, and on the performance or non, performance of which the validity of the instrument frequently depends; it usually begins… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 proviso — pro|vi|so [prəˈvaızəu US zou] n plural provisos formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: proviso quod provided that ] a condition that you ask for before you will agree to something with the proviso that ▪ The money was given to the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 proviso — [[t]prəva͟ɪzoʊ[/t]] provisos N COUNT: oft N that A proviso is a condition in an agreement. You agree to do something if this condition is fulfilled. I told Norman I would invest in his venture as long as he agreed to one proviso... Okay, with the …

    English dictionary

  • 15 proviso — /preuh vuy zoh/, n., pl. provisos, provisoes. 1. a clause in a statute, contract, or the like, by which a condition is introduced. 2. a stipulation or condition. [1400 50; late ME < ML proviso, for proviso (quod) it being provided (that), abl.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 proviso — UK [prəˈvaɪzəʊ] / US [prəˈvaɪzoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms proviso : singular proviso plural provisos the chance to change a decision or an agreement if a situation changes …

    English dictionary

  • 17 proviso — pro•vi•so [[t]prəˈvaɪ zoʊ[/t]] n. pl. sos, soes 1) a clause, as in a statute or contract, by which a condition is introduced 2) a stipulation or condition • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < ML prōvīsō, for prōvīsō (quod) it being provided (that) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 proviso — noun (plural sos; also soes) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin proviso quod provided that Date: 15th century 1. an article or clause (as in a contract) that introduces a condition 2. a conditional stipulation …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 proviso —    (proh VYE zoh) [Latin: it being provided] A clause in a contract or statute in which something is described as a condition of an agreement; a stipulation or requirement.    This month, the computer will replace one of the readers with the… …

    Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • 20 proviso — [prə vʌɪzəʊ] noun (plural provisos) a condition or qualification attached to an agreement or statement. Origin ME: from the med. L. phr. proviso (quod) it being provided (that) …

    English new terms dictionary


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