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provided

conjunction

Definition of provided

  1. :  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.

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 Students

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





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