adjective pro·vi·so·ry \-ˈvī-zə-rē, -ˈvīz-rē\

Definition of PROVISORY

:  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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July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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