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Princeton's WordNet

  1. probationary, provisional, provisionary, tentativeadjective

    under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon

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

Wiktionary

  1. provisionalnoun

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

  2. provisionaladjective

    temporary

  3. Provisionalnoun

    a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army

Webster Dictionary

  1. Provisionaladjective

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. provisionnel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Provisional in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Provisional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Provisional in a Sentence

  1. Julius Ngouade Baba:

    We are able to give the provisional results from the countryside (outside Bangui) on Sunday or Monday.

  2. The AIU:

    The investigation into Ms Naser's three whereabouts failures in 2019 was ongoing at the time of the Doha World Championships and she was not provisionally suspended at that time, following conclusion of the investigation and a fourth whereabouts failure in January 2020, a Notice of Charge was issued and Ms Naser subject to an immediate provisional suspension.

  3. Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie:

    (These proceedings) are designed to work in very similar terms as a Chapter 11 (bankruptcy), but with the stark difference that they will be controlled by provisional liquidators under the supervision of the Bahamian courts rather than being controlled by Mr. Izmirlian.

  4. Suu Kyi:

    Myanmar requests the court to remove the case from its list, in the alternative (the court should) reject the request for provisional measures submitted by the Gambia.

  5. State John Kerry:

    And I believe that in the conversation that we had, we have reached a provisional agreement in principle on the terms of a cessation of hostilities that could begin in the coming days.

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