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Word: proviso

Definition: stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision


Sentences Containing 'proviso'

Continue then to take notice of it, as thou hast begun, and whatsoever thou dost, do it not without this proviso, that it be a thing of that nature that a good man (as the word good is properly taken) may do it.

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