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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commissariat, provisions, provender, viands, victuals(noun)

    a stock or supply of foods

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. provisions

    All sorts of food necessary for the subsistence of the army and navy. Those shipped on board for the officers and crew of any vessel, including merchant-ships, are held in a policy of insurance, as part of her outfit.

  2. provisions

    Going to the enemy's ports, subject only to pre-emption, a right of purchase upon reasonable terms, but previously liable to confiscation (Robinson). Commeatus, in admiralty law, is a general term, signifying drink as well as eatables.

Editors Contribution

  1. provisions

    Plural noun of provision.

    The family picked up some provisions on route to the caravan for the weekend.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 25, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'provisions' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2430

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'provisions' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4762

How to pronounce provisions?

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How to say provisions in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of provisions in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of provisions in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of provisions in a Sentence

  1. Tauk Tun:

    We'll do it according to the constitutional provisions.

  2. Navajo Nation:

    Public sentiment was for stronger sentencing provisions.

  3. Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez:

    In terms of provisions, we are absolutely adequately provided for.

  4. Donald Tusk:

    As long as Iran respects the provisions of the deal, the EU will also respect it.

  5. Democratic Representative Sander Levin:

    For this tax season these provisions are in effect. There’s no doubt about that.

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