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provided

conjunction

Definition of PROVIDED

:  on condition that :  with the understanding :  if

Usage Discussion of PROVIDED

Although occasionally still disapproved, providing is as well established as a conjunction as provided is. Provided is more common.
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Origin of PROVIDED

Middle English, past participle of providen to provide
First Known Use: 15th century
PROVIDED Defined for Kids

provided

conjunction pro·vid·ed \prə-ˈvī-dəd\

Definition of PROVIDED for Kids

:  if 1 <We'll start now provided you agree.>

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