Definitions for provisional

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(3.00 / 1 vote)

  1. probationary, provisional, provisionary, tentative(adj)

    under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon

    "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"

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  1. provisional(Noun)

    a postage stamp issued locally before an official issue is released.

  2. provisional(Adjective)

    temporary

  3. Provisional(Noun)

    a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(2.00 / 1 vote)

  1. Provisional(adj)

    of the nature of a provision; serving as a provision for the time being; -- used of partial or temporary arrangements; as, a provisional government; a provisional treaty

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. provisionnel.]


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