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pro·vi·sion

 (prə-vĭzh′ən)
n.
1.
a. The act of providing or supplying something: the provision of health care; the provision of rations.
b. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation: The provision for retirement requires planning.
2.
a. Something provided: A fire escape is an important provision in a building.
b. provisions Necessary supplies, such as food and clothing, as for a journey.
3. A preparatory action or measure: We must make provisions for riding out the storm.
4. A particular requirement in a law, rule, agreement, or document: the constitutional provision concerned with due process.
v. pro·vi·sioned, pro·vi·sion·ing, pro·vi·sions
v.tr.
To supply with provisions.
v.intr.
To take preparatory action or measures: A bank must provision against losses from bad loans.

[Middle English, from Old French, forethought, from Latin prōvīsiō, prōvīsiōn-, from prōvīsus, past participle of prōvidēre, to foresee, provide for; see provide.]

pro·vi′sion·er n.

provision

(prəˈvɪʒən)
n
1. (Cookery) the act of supplying or providing food, etc
2. something that is supplied or provided
3. preparations made beforehand (esp in the phrase make provision for)
4. (Cookery) (plural) food and other necessities, esp for an expedition
5. (Cookery) (plural) food obtained for a household
6. a demand, condition, or stipulation formally incorporated in a document; proviso
7. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the conferring of and induction into ecclesiastical offices
vb
(tr) to supply with provisions
[C14: from Latin prōvīsiō a providing; see provide]
proˈvisioner n

pro•vi•sion

(prəˈvɪʒ ən)

n.
1. the act of providing or supplying.
2. something provided or supplied.
3. an arrangement or preparation made beforehand, as to meet needs.
4. a clause in a law, legal instrument, etc., providing for something; stipulation; proviso.
5. provisions, supplies of food.
6. an appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
v.t.
7. to supply with provisions.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin prōvīsiō a foreseeing =prōvīd-, variant s. of prōvidēre to provide + -tiō -tion]
pro•vi′sion•er, n.
pro•vi′sion•less, adj.

provision


Past participle: provisioned
Gerund: provisioning

Imperative
provision
provision
Present
I provision
you provision
he/she/it provisions
we provision
you provision
they provision
Preterite
I provisioned
you provisioned
he/she/it provisioned
we provisioned
you provisioned
they provisioned
Present Continuous
I am provisioning
you are provisioning
he/she/it is provisioning
we are provisioning
you are provisioning
they are provisioning
Present Perfect
I have provisioned
you have provisioned
he/she/it has provisioned
we have provisioned
you have provisioned
they have provisioned
Past Continuous
I was provisioning
you were provisioning
he/she/it was provisioning
we were provisioning
you were provisioning
they were provisioning
Past Perfect
I had provisioned
you had provisioned
he/she/it had provisioned
we had provisioned
you had provisioned
they had provisioned
Future
I will provision
you will provision
he/she/it will provision
we will provision
you will provision
they will provision
Future Perfect
I will have provisioned
you will have provisioned
he/she/it will have provisioned
we will have provisioned
you will have provisioned
they will have provisioned
Future Continuous
I will be provisioning
you will be provisioning
he/she/it will be provisioning
we will be provisioning
you will be provisioning
they will be provisioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been provisioning
you have been provisioning
he/she/it has been provisioning
we have been provisioning
you have been provisioning
they have been provisioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been provisioning
you will have been provisioning
he/she/it will have been provisioning
we will have been provisioning
you will have been provisioning
they will have been provisioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been provisioning
you had been provisioning
he/she/it had been provisioning
we had been provisioning
you had been provisioning
they had been provisioning
Conditional
I would provision
you would provision
he/she/it would provision
we would provision
you would provision
they would provision
Past Conditional
I would have provisioned
you would have provisioned
he/she/it would have provisioned
we would have provisioned
you would have provisioned
they would have provisioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.provision - a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision"
precondition, stipulation, condition - an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
2.provision - the activity of supplying or providing somethingprovision - the activity of supplying or providing something
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
irrigation - supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
alimentation, feeding - the act of supplying food and nourishment
fueling, refueling - the activity of supplying or taking on fuel
care delivery, health care delivery, healthcare delivery - the provision of health care
issuance, issuing, issue - the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity); "a new issue of stamps"; "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"
logistics - handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
purveyance - the act of supplying something
stocking - the activity of supplying a stock of something; "he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout"
subvention - the act or process of providing aid or help of any sort
3.provision - the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought process, thought - the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
arrangement, agreement - the thing arranged or agreed to; "they made arrangements to meet in Chicago"
applecart - the planning that is disrupted when someone `upsets the applecart'
malice aforethought, mens rea - (law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials
calculation, deliberation - planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"
forethought, premeditation - planning or plotting in advance of acting
4.provision - a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)
fund, store, stock - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Verb1.provision - supply with provisions
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"

provision

noun
2. arrangement, plan, planning, preparation, precaution, contingency, prearrangement There is no provision for funding performance-related pay increases.
3. facilities, services, funds, resources, means, opportunities, arrangements, assistance, concession(s), allowance(s), amenities Special provision should be made for single mothers.
4. condition, term, agreement, requirement, demand, rider, restriction, qualification, clause, reservation, specification, caveat, proviso, stipulation a provision that would allow existing regulations to be reviewed
plural noun
1. food, supplies, stores, feed, fare, rations, eats (slang), groceries, tack (informal), grub (slang), foodstuff, kai (N.Z. informal), sustenance, victuals, edibles, comestibles, provender, nosebag (slang), vittles (obsolete or dialect), viands, eatables On board were enough provisions for two weeks.

provision

noun
1. A plan made in preparation for an undertaking.Often used in plural:
arrangement (often used in plural), preparation (often used in plural).
3. A restricting or modifying element:
Informal: string (often used in plural).
Translations
تَدْبير إحْتِياطيتَزْويدفَقْرَه شَرْطِيَّهيُزَوِّد
nařízenípodmínkaustanovenízajištěnízásobit potravinami
bestemmelseforholdsregelforsyneregeltilvejebringelse
hankima
élelmezgondoskodás
ákvæîibirgja uppráîstafanirskilyrîi
支給支給する準備高配給
aprūpinti maistuapsirūpinimaslaikinaimaisto atsargosnuostata
apgādāšanaapgādāt ar pārtikunodrošināšananosacījumsnoteikums
ustanoveniezaisteniezásobiť potravinami
zagotavljanje

provision

[prəˈvɪʒən]
A. N
1. (= act of providing) [of funds, accommodation, jobs] → provisión f; [of food, water] → suministro m, abastecimiento m; [of service, care] → prestación f
provision of adequate toilet facilities on the site is essentiales esencial que la obra esté provista de aseos adecuados
the provision of care for the elderlyla prestación de asistencia social a los ancianos
to get in or lay in a provision of coalabastecerse de carbón
2. (= amount, number provided) nursery provision is usually poor in country areasla provisión de guarderías es generalmente escasa en las zonas rurales, suele haber pocas guarderías en las zonas rurales
there is inadequate housing provision for the poorla provisión de viviendas para los pobres es insuficiente
they have cut their provision of grants to research studentshan reducido la cantidad de ayudas destinadas a la investigación
recent government policies have squeezed welfare provisionlas recientes medidas gubernamentales han reducido las prestaciones en materia de bienestar social
3. (= arrangements)
3.1. (gen) → previsiones fpl
to make provision for sth/sbhacer previsiones para algo/algn
the government had made no provision for the refugeesel gobierno no había hecho previsiones para los refugiados
3.2. (= financial arrangements) → provisiones fpl
to make provision for sth/sb you must make provision for your old agedebes hacer provisiones para la vejez
to make provision for one's familyasegurar el porvenir de su familia
she would find some way of making proper provision for her babyya encontraría alguna manera de proveer para su bebé
he has made financial provision for his son's educationha hecho provisiones económicas para la educación de su hijo
the state makes provision for people without alternative resourcesel estado hace provisiones para la gente que no tiene otras fuentes de ingreso
he made no provision in his will for his only child Violetno incluyó a su única hija, Violet, en el testamento
4. provisions (= food) → provisiones fpl, víveres mpl
5. (= stipulation) → estipulación f, disposición f
under or according to the provisions of the treatyen virtud de las estipulaciones or disposiciones del tratado
there is no provision for this in the rules, the rules make no provision for thislas reglas no disponen en previsión de esto
it comes within the provisions of this lawestá comprendido dentro de lo estipulado por esta leyestá comprendido dentro de las estipulaciones or disposiciones de esta ley
6. (= condition, proviso) → condición f
with the provision thatcon la condición de que
she approved, with one provision: thatdio su aprobación con una condición: que ...
B. VTaprovisionar, abastecer
to be provisioned with sth (frm) → estar provisto de algo

provision

[prəˈvɪʒən]
n
(= supplying) [services] → fourniture f
(= arrangement) → disposition f
to make provision for sth [+ one's future] → prendre des dispositions pour qch
He had made no provision for his retirement → Il n'avait pris aucune disposition pour sa retraite.; [+ one's family] → prendre des dispositions pour qch
She did not make any provision for her children → Elle n'avait pris aucune disposition pour ses enfants.
provision has been made for sth/sb → des dispositions ont été prises pour qch/qn
Provision has been made for wheelchair users → Des dispositions ont été prises pour les gens en fauteuil.
Special provision should be made for children → Des dispositions particulières devraient être prises pour les enfants.
(= stipulation) → disposition f
There is no provision for this in the contract → Il n'y a aucune disposition à cet effet dans le contrat.
(= supply) → provisions fpl
a provision of food and water → des provisions de nourriture et d'eau provisions
npl (= food) → provisions fpl

provision

n
(= act of supplying) (for others) → Bereitstellung f; (for one’s own team, expedition etc) → Beschaffung f; (of food, gas, water etc)Versorgung f(of mit, to sb jds)
(= supply)Vorrat m (→ of an +dat); we had an ample provision of reference books/houses etcuns (dat)standen genügend Nachschlagewerke/Häuser etc zur Verfügung
provisions pl (= food)Lebensmittel pl; (Mil: for journey, expedition) → Verpflegung f, → Proviant m; provisions shipVersorgungsschiff nt
(= allowance)Berücksichtigung f; (= arrangement)Vorkehrung f; (= stipulation)Bestimmung f; with the provision that …mit dem Vorbehalt or der Bedingung, dass …; is there no provision for such cases in the legislation?sind solche Fälle im Gesetz nicht berücksichtigt or vorgesehen?; there’s no provision for later additionsspätere Erweiterungen sind nicht vorgesehen; to make provision for somebody/one’s family/the futurefür jdn/für seine Familie/für die Zukunft Vorsorge or Vorkehrungen treffen; to make provision for somethingetw vorsehen; (in legislation, rules also) → etw berücksichtigen; (for margin of error etc) → etw einkalkulieren; the council made provision for recreationdie Stadt hat Freizeiteinrichtungen geschaffen; to make (a) provision against somethinggegen etw Vorkehrungen treffen
vtdie Verpflegung liefern für; expeditionverproviantieren; troops(mit Proviant) beliefern or versorgen

provision

[prəˈvɪʒn] n
a. (supplying, of power, water) → fornitura; (of food) → approvvigionamento; (of hospitals, housing) → costruzione f
b. (supply) → provvista, riserva, rifornimento, scorta
provisions (food) → provviste, scorte
to get or lay in provisions → fare provviste
provision of capital (Fin) → apporto di capitale
c. (preparation) to make provision for (one's family, future) → pensare a; (journey) → fare i preparativi per
d. (stipulation) → disposizione f, clausola
with the provision that → a condizione che
there's no provision for this in the contract → il contratto non lo prevede

provision

(prəˈviʒən) noun
1. the act of providing. The government are responsible for the provision of education for all children.
2. an agreed arrangement.
3. a rule or condition.
verb
to supply (especially an army) with food.
proˈvisional adjective
temporary; appointed, arranged etc only for the present time. a provisional government.
proˈvisionally adverb
proˈvisions noun plural
(a supply of) food. The campers got their provisions at the village shop.
make provision for
to provide what is necessary for. You should make provision for your old age.

provision

n. provisión, abastecimiento, materiales.
References in classic literature ?
It seems to be a provision of Nature; a decoy to secure mothers for the race.
But, dearest Miss Munro, it is time to think less of others, and to make some provision for yourself.
It was considered, moreover, an ugly and ominous circumstance, that Colonel Pyncheon's picture--in obedience, it was said, to a provision of his will--remained affixed to the wall of the room in which he died.
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvellous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
She had only supposed that, after the repast, I had carried off both the children; as to which she was quite in her right, for it was the very first time I had allowed the little girl out of my sight without some special provision.
But supplementary to this, it has hypothetically occurred to me, that as ordinary fish possess what is called a swimming bladder in them, capable, at will, of distension or contraction; and as the Sperm Whale, as far as I know, has no such provision in him; considering, too, the otherwise inexplicable manner in which he now depresses his head altogether beneath the surface, and anon swims with it high elevated out of the water; considering the unobstructed elasticity of its envelop; considering the unique interior of his head; it has hypothetically occurred to me, I say, that those mystical lung-celled honeycombs there may possibly have some hitherto unknown and unsuspected connexion with the outer air, so as to be susceptible to atmospheric distension and contraction.
Now, between Sam and Aunt Chloe there had existed, from ancient times, a sort of chronic feud, or rather a decided coolness; but, as Sam was meditating something in the provision department, as the necessary and obvious foundation of his operations, he determined, on the present occasion, to be eminently conciliatory; for he well knew that although "Missis' orders" would undoubtedly be followed to the letter, yet he should gain a considerable deal by enlisting the spirit also.
But it is a blessed provision of nature that at times like these, as soon as a man's mercury has got down to a certain point there comes a revulsion, and he rallies.
She found him chopping Pudd'nhead Wilson's winter provision of wood.
Each would bring hooks and lines, and such provision as he could steal in the most dark and mysterious way -- as became outlaws.
We should not like her so well as we do, sir, if we could suppose it; but she knows how much the marriage is to Miss Taylor's advantage; she knows how very acceptable it must be, at Miss Taylor's time of life, to be settled in a home of her own, and how important to her to be secure of a comfortable provision, and therefore cannot allow herself to feel so much pain as pleasure.
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.