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On the condition; provided.


(prəˈvaɪdɪŋ) or


(sometimes foll by: that) on the condition or understanding (that): I'll play, providing you pay me.


(prəˈvaɪ dɪŋ)

on the condition or understanding (that); provided: You can stay providing you do some work.
usage: See provided.
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conjunction (often with that) on condition that, subject to, given that, on the assumption that, in the event that, with the proviso that, contingent upon, with the understanding that, as long as, if and only if She always believes me, providing I tell her what she wants to hear.
aî òví tilskyldu
pod podmienkouza predpokladu


[prəˈvaɪdɪŋ] conj
providing (that) ... → à condition que ... + subj
He'll play in the next match providing he's fit → Il jouera dans le prochain match, à condition qu'il soit en forme.

providing (that)

conjvorausgesetzt(, dass), gesetzt den Fall(, dass)


(prəˈvaid) verb
1. to give or supply. He provided the wine for the meal; He provided them with a bed for the night.
2. (with for) to have enough money to supply what is necessary. He is unable to provide for his family.
proˈvided, proˈviding
conjuction if; on condition (that). We can buy it provided/providing (that) we have enough money.
References in classic literature ?
Now if ever, occurred an eligible opportunity for `going to the devil', as he once forcibly expressed it, for he had plenty of money and nothing to do, and Satan is proverbially fond of providing employment for full and idle hands.
He had no burden of care upon him; there were none of those questions and contingencies with the future to be settled which wear away all other lives, and render them not worth having by the very process of providing for their support.
Captain Peleg seldom or never went ashore, but sat in his wigwam keeping a sharp look-out upon the hands: Bildad did all the purchasing and providing at the stores; and the men employed in the hold and on the rigging were working till long after night-fall.
It was but some few days after encountering the Frenchman, that a most significant event befell the most insignificant of the Pequod's crew; an event most lamentable; and which ended in providing the sometimes madly merry and predestinated craft with a living and ever accompanying prophecy of whatever shattered sequel might prove her own.
What I outline here is a national, or rather international, system for the providing of the material needs of men.
Hitherto the providing and marketing had been principally done by Adolph, who was, to the full, as careless and extravagant as his master; and, between them both, they had carried on the dispersing process with great alacrity.
I was not only providing a swell dinner, but some odds and ends of extras.
I now reaped the reward of my wisdom in providing one article which is not mentioned in any book of Alpine adventure but this.
So her schemes always went for nothing, and she laid them aside in impotent rage against the fates, and against herself for playing the fool on that fatal September day in not providing herself with a witness for use in the day when such a thing might be needed for the appeasing of her vengeance-hungry heart.
The lamp, it was tacitly felt by everybody, was dignifying the party, and providing sufficient entertainment simply by its presence; being fully as satisfactory in its way as a pianola or a string band.
Dashwood had wished for it more for the sake of his wife and daughters than for himself or his son;--but to his son, and his son's son, a child of four years old, it was secured, in such a way, as to leave to himself no power of providing for those who were most dear to him, and who most needed a provision by any charge on the estate, or by any sale of its valuable woods.
The dead man disposed of, and the crowd being under the necessity of providing some other entertainment for itself, another brighter genius(or perhaps the same) conceived the humour of impeaching casual passers-by, as Old Bailey spies, and wreaking vengeance on them.

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