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Word: provision

Definition: act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement


Sentences Containing 'provision'

'To give Annie pleasure, by making some provision for the companion of her childhood.
A provision was made that the rental applications of veterans would have selection priority.
Agencies such as the Taxi Services Commission are subject to the same or similar provision.
AUL has campaigned for bans on provision in healthcare acts for funding of abortion.
But my aunt had her own ideas concerning London provision, and ate but little.
Despite the provision of a small jetty in 1902 the islands remained at the mercy of the weather.
Ensuring transparency in regard to information and data providing with emphasis on electronic provision.
Forest school provision is also called "nature schools".
Gamson played a part in the recording of both "Cupid Psyche 85" and "Provision".
Harrison had also made provision for a backing track; he played all the instruments on the track.
It is believed that Haltwhistle may be one of the smallest towns to have made such a provision in Great Britain.
It is necessary to cleanse oneself before approaching a Shinto Shrine for prayers, thus the provision of the font.
It made provision for calling out the militia in England during the Second Jacobite Rising.
It makes provision preparatory to the intended devolution of "policing and justice" to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Listing was begun by a provision in the Town and Country Planning Act 1947.
Most of those without song schools made provision within their grammar schools.
No provision was included for the Commission to be directed during this period thereby enabling it to operate without interference.
On the outside is a provision for devotees who would like to get their heads tonsured.
Pro-Vision In 1990, Roynell founded Pro-Vision, a youth and community development organization.
Provision was made for only 50 rounds of ammunition per gun.
Provision was made for staff to be engaged by the Commission.
Punishments until now were awarded under the Tazir provision of the Hudood Ordinance.
Rye is in Sussex and the hidage makes provision for the defence of Sussex.
Some non-government organisations help with the provision of books for children on Rinca.
Some Townships have adopted other duties including the provision of health services.
That provision had favored a few large multinational water firms in other bidding processes.
The average high school graduation rate of Pro-Vision students is 90%.
The Court determined that this provision violated both the concept of federalism and that of the unitary executive.
The lease made no provision for early termination and it took until 1942 before the a judge approved its termination.
The new station has been built with provision for four tracks as part of future quadruplication plans.
The organisation in the United Kingdom for the provision of communications disaster response is RAYNET.
The provision grants same-sex couples most rights as in heterosexual marriages.
The provision is found in Article I, Section 8: “The Congress shall have Power ...
The school had provision for 80 children and had an average attendance of 35.
The word 'prevent' in the provision did not, however, extend to any long term prevention of crime.
Their first demand was generally that he should silence and subdue all their adversaries; and their second, that he should bestow an independent provision on themselves.
There is a specific priority for using empirical research evidence as a basis for planning the provision.
There is no provision for compiling macros.
There is, of course, no provision for long-distance calls within the area code.
There was no provision for adding internal storage, more RAM or any upgrade cards.
There was no provision for freedom for any slave over 21 years of age.
This Conference was held in accordance with a provision of the Nine Power Treaty of 1922.
This provision applied only to the bearers of Napoleonic titles.
This provision is known as the Rule of 1854.
This was the so-called “racial profiling” provision.
This was then shipped north to provision the army once every quarter.
Treaty Provision (as with the Mississippi Choctaw) 2.
Unfortunately, the application of assembly line techniques to service provision had several undesirable consequences.
vs. FCC" court also upheld the provision mentioned above.
We made no more provision for growing older, than we did for growing younger.

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