provide against

phrasal verb
provided against; providing against; provides against

Definition of provide against

: to do what is needed to prepare for (something bad that might happen) We should store extra supplies now to provide against a possible scarcity in the coming months.

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“Provide against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provide%20against. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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