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n. pl. pro·vi·sos or pro·vi·soes
A clause in a document imposing a qualification, condition, or restriction.
[Middle English, from Medieval Latin prōvīsō (quod), provided (that), from Latin prōvīsō, ablative of prōvīsus, past participle of prōvidēre, to provide; see provide.]
n, pl -sos or -soes
1. a clause in a document or contract that embodies a condition or stipulation
2. a condition or stipulation
[C15: from Medieval Latin phrase prōvīsō quod it being provided that, from Latin prōvīsus provided]
n., pl. -sos, -soes.
1. a clause, as in a statute or contract, by which a condition is introduced.
2. a stipulation or condition.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin prōvīsō, for prōvīsō (quod) it being provided (that), abl. neuter singular of Latin prōvīsus, past participle of prōvidēre to provide]
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