providing

conjunction
pro·​vid·​ing | \ prə-ˈvī-diŋ How to pronounce providing (audio) \

Definition of providing

: on condition that : in case

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 providing

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for providing

Middle English, present participle of providen

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

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“Providing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/providing. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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