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Word: proviso

Definition: stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision


Sentences Containing 'proviso'

A breakthrough was achieved in 1972, with a funding of 42 million lire approved, on the proviso that the line be extended to connect Naples central railway station.
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.
Fenaille agreed but with the proviso that he and his children has the right to live there for the rest of their lives.
He offered Lambert the chance to talk to Norwich on the proviso that no position could be accepted until compensation was discussed and agreed between the two clubs.
He was the first Class President of Proviso West High School in its first graduating class in 1961.
Originally, the proviso allowed the jury to find an alternative verdict of this offence on a charge of murder.
The palace passed into the hands of the Greater London Council in 1967, with the proviso that it should be used entirely for charitable purposes, and their trusteeship was transferred to Haringey council in 1980.
The proviso to this section, as extended by any subsequent enactment, was repealed for England and Wales by section 10 of, and paragraph 13(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to, and Part III of Schedule 3 to, the Criminal Law Act 1967.
They demanded complete independence with the proviso that Britain be allowed to supervise the Suez Canal and the public debt.

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