provisory

  • 1 Provisory — Pro*vi so*ry, a. [Cf. F. provisoire.] 1. Of the nature of a proviso; containing a proviso or condition; conditional; as, a provisory clause. [1913 Webster] 2. Making temporary provision; provisional. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 provisory — index conditional, dependent, interim, interlocutory, provisional, qualified (conditioned), restrictive …

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  • 3 provisory — [prə vī′zə rē, prōvī′zər ē] adj. [ML provisorius < L provisus: see PROVISO] 1. containing a proviso; conditional 2. PROVISIONAL provisorily [prō vī′zə ri lē, prə vī′zə ri lē] adv …

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  • 4 provisory — adjective a) containing (a) proviso(es) The provisory clause effectively excluded his otherwise logical heirs from his main inheritance b) dependent on a condition (proviso) A provisory guarantee is rather like blackmail …

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  • 5 provisory — adj. 1 conditional; having a proviso. 2 making provision (provisory care). Derivatives: provisorily adv. Etymology: F provisoire or med.L provisorius (as PROVISOR) …

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  • 6 provisory — adjective Date: circa 1611 1. containing or subject to a proviso ; conditional 2. provisional …

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  • 7 provisory — provisorily, adv. /preuh vuy zeuh ree/, adj. 1. containing a proviso or condition; conditional. 2. provisional (defs. 1, 2). [1605 15; < ML provisorius, equiv. to L provid , s. of providere to PROVIDE + torius TORY1, with dt > s] * * * …

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  • 8 provisory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. provisional, conditional, dependent, subject. See qualification. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Depending on or containing a condition or conditions: conditional, provisional, tentative. See… …

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  • 9 provisory — pro vi·sory || prÉ™ vaɪzÉ™rɪ adj. subject to conditions, subject to stipulations; temporary, interim; tentative, currently effective but subject to change …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 provisory — adjective 1》 subject to a proviso; conditional. 2》 provisional …

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  • 11 provisory — a. 1. Conditional, hypothetical. 2. Temporary, provisional …

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  • 12 provisory — adj provisional, conditional. See provisional(defs. 2, 3) …

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  • 13 provisory — pro·vi·so·ry …

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  • 14 provisory — pro•vi•so•ry [[t]prəˈvaɪ zə ri[/t]] adj. 1) containing a proviso or condition; conditional 2) provisional 1), provisional 2) • Etymology: 1605–15; < ML prōvīsōrius= L prōvīd , var. s. of prōvidēre to provide+ tōrius tory I pro•vi′so•ri•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 provisory — /prəˈvaɪzəri/ (say pruh vuyzuhree) adjective 1. provisional. 2. containing a proviso or condition; conditional …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 Provisory measure — A provisory measure (Portuguese: medida provisória) is a legal act in Brazil through which the President of Brazil can enact laws without approval by the National Congress. There are two requirements for a provisory measure to be used: urgency… …

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  • 17 William H. Starbuck — Infobox Scientist name = William Starbuck image width = 150px caption = birth date = birth date|1934|9|20|mf=y birth place = Portland, Indiana residence = citizenship = nationality = ethnicity = field = Cognitive Psychologist Organizational… …

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  • 18 Ramón Puerta — Infobox President | name=Ramón Puerta nationality=Argentine office=Argentine Senator from Misiones Province term start= 10 December 2001 term end= 9 December 2005 order2= Acting Head of the Executive Branch of Argentina term start2=21 December… …

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  • 19 Marcelo Guinle — Marcelo Alejandro Horacio Guinle (born September 28, 1947) is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician, currently a senator for Chubut Province. Guinle became a lawyer and worked as a legal advisor to petrol firm YPF from 1974 to 1979. He was a …

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  • 20 List of astronomy acronyms — This is a compilation of acronyms commonly used in astronomy. Most of the acronyms are drawn from professional astronomy and are used quite frequently in scientific publications. However, a few of these acronyms are frequently used by the general …

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