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1. One who supplies a means of subsistence: parents who were good providers.
2. One that makes something, such as a service, available: primary health care providers.
1. a person or thing that provides.
2. a person who supports a family or another person.
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|Noun||1.||provider - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity|
black marketeer - someone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
caterer - someone who provides food and service (as for a party)
connection - a supplier (especially of narcotics)
dispenser - a person who dispenses
purveyor - someone who supplies provisions (especially food)
recruiter - someone who supplies members or employees
stockist - one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods
|2.||provider - someone who provides the means for subsistence|
provider[prəˈvaɪdəʳ] N → proveedor(a) m/f
n. proveedor-a, abastecedor-a.