provided

conjunction
pro·​vid·​ed | \ prə-ˈvī-dəd How to pronounce provided (audio) \

Definition of provided

: on condition that : with the understanding : if

Providing vs. Provided: Usage Guide

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

First Known Use of provided

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for provided

Middle English, past participle of providen to provide

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The first known use of provided was in the 15th century

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“Provided.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provided. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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provided

conjunction
pro·​vid·​ed | \ prə-ˈvī-dəd \

Kids Definition of provided

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

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