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provision

  

      n  
1    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    pl   food and other necessities, esp. for an expedition  
5    pl   food obtained for a household  
6    a demand, condition, or stipulation formally incorporated in a document; proviso  
7    the conferring of and induction into ecclesiastical offices  
      vb  
8    tr   to supply with provisions  
     (C14: from Latin provisio a providing; see provide)  
  provisioner      n  


insolvency provision  
      n     (Brit)   the right of employees of a firm that goes bankrupt or into receivership to receive money owed to them as wages, etc.  
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