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noun pro·vid·er \prə-ˈvī-dər\

Definition of provider

  1. :  one that provides <health-care providers> <an Internet provider>; especially :  breadwinner

Examples of provider in a sentence

  1. She works hard and is a good provider.

  2. He is the sole provider for his family.

1523

First Known Use of provider

1523



PROVIDER Defined for English Language Learners

provider

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noun pro·vid·er \prə-ˈvī-dər\

Definition of provider for English Language Learners

  • : a group or company that provides a specified service

  • : a person (such as a mother or father) who earns the money that is needed to support a family


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