provisory


pro·vi·so·ry

adjective \-ˈvī-zə-rē, -ˈvīz-rē\

Definition of PROVISORY

1
:  containing or subject to a proviso :  conditional

Examples of PROVISORY

  1. <a provisory permit to block off the street while movie scenes were being shot>
  2. <a provisory legal adviser who will be replaced by a court-appointed public defender>

First Known Use of PROVISORY

circa 1611

Rhymes with PROVISORY

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