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proviso +‎ -ory

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  • IPA(key): /pɹəˈvaɪzəɹi/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧vi‧so‧ry

AdjectiveEdit

provisory (comparative more provisory, superlative most provisory)

  1. containing a proviso
    The provisory clause effectively excluded his otherwise logical heirs from his main inheritance.
  2. dependent on a proviso or condition
    A provisory guarantee is rather like blackmail.
  3. temporary; pending something more permanent

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