provisionary

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adjective pro·vi·sion·ary \prə-ˈvi-zhə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of provisionary

Examples of provisionary in a sentence

  1. provisionary decrees that were issued by the junta following the coup

  2. the provisionary ambassador to the United Nations

1617

First Known Use of provisionary

1617



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