provision


provision
pro·vi·sion /prə-'vi-zhən/ n: a stipulation (as a clause in a statute or contract) made beforehand

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

provision
I (act of supplying) noun accommodation, arrangement, catering, donation, endowment, furnishing, preparation, procurement, providence, purveyance, servicing, serving II (clause) noun article of agreement, condicio, condition, limitation, obligation, proviso, qualification, requirement, reservation, restriction, specification, stipulation, term associated concepts: damages provision, express provision, forfeiture provision, mandatory provision, penal provision, procedural provision, restrictive provision, self-executing provision, statutory provision, substantive provision, technical provision foreign phrases:
- Quando abest provisio partis, adest provisio legis. — When a provision of the party is lacking, the provision of the law supplies it
III (something provided) noun cache, cumulation, fund, hoard, maintenance, ration, reserve, resources, staples, stock, stockpile, store, supply IV index accommodation (adjustment), aid, alimony, article (distinct section of a writing), attornment, bear (yield), bestow, budget, clause, condition (contingent provision), contribution (donation), dispensation (act of dispensing), donation, endowment, forethought, fund, furnish, inheritance, limitation, precaution, preparation, principle (axiom), qualification (condition), ration, replenish, reservation (condition), reserve, resource, safeguard, stock (store), supply, title (division), ultimatum

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


provision
n.
A requirement or condition stated in a legal document.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • Provision — Provision …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • provision — [ prɔvizjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1316 aussi « prévoyance, précaution »; lat. provisio, de providere → pourvoir I ♦ Cour. 1 ♦ Réunion de choses utiles ou nécessaires à la subsistance, à l entretien ou à la défense. ⇒ approvisionnement , réserve, stock.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • provision — pro‧vi‧sion [prəˈvɪʒn] noun 1. [uncountable] the act of providing something that someone needs: • the provision of childcare facilities at work • provision for people with disabilities 2. make provision( s) to make plans for future needs: make… …   Financial and business terms

  • provision — Provision. s. f. Fourniture des choses qui se consument dans une maison, ou qui sont necessaires dans une place pour la deffense ou pour l entretien de la garnison. Grande provision. bonne provision. provision de vins, de bleds, de sel &c. faire… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • provisión — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Acción y resultado de proveer: Esa librería se encarga de la provisión de material del colegio. La expedición al Aconcagua se dedica esta semana a hacer provisión de todo el material necesario. 2.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Provision — may refer to:* Provision (Accounting), a term for liability in accounting * Provision (musical group), a Texas synthpop band * Provision (military), food and other supplies needed in field * [http://www.provision.tv Provision] (commercial), free… …   Wikipedia

  • Provision — Sf std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. prov(v)isione, prov(v)igione, dieses aus l. prōvīsio ( ōnis) Vorsorge, Vorkehrung , zu l. prōvidēre (prōvīsum) Vorsorge tragen, im voraus besorgen , zu l. vidēre sehen und l. prō .    Ebenso nndl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Provision — Pro*vi sion, n. [L. provisio: cf. F. provision. See {Provide}.] 1. The act of providing, or making previous preparation. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is provided or prepared; that which is brought together or arranged in advance; measures… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Provision — Pro*vi sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Provisioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Provisioning}.] To supply with food; to victual; as, to provision a garrison. [1913 Webster] They were provisioned for a journey. Palfrey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provision — (n.) late 14c., providing beforehand (originally in ref. to ecclesiastical appointments made before the position was vacant), from O.Fr. provision (early 14c.), from L. provisionem (nom. provisio) foresight, preparation, from providere look ahead …   Etymology dictionary


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