Examples of proviso in a Sentence
He accepted the job with one proviso: he would work alone.
released the drunken revelers with the proviso that they behave for the remainder of the Mardi Gras
Recent Examples of proviso from the Web
Automakers had originally agreed to the rules with the proviso that the standards for the later years, 2022 to 2025, would be subject to a review.
One can’t help but wonder if also buried somewhere in the fine print was a proviso that a gilded hangar be constructed on school grounds for the emperor’s gold chariot.
The deal was struck late last year but Mauro had two important provisos: that Berg continue to support specific charities that Carmelo's championed, and that Mauro could come in and eat pasta on the house twice a week for the rest of his life.
Every so often the Central Intelligence Agency uses the proviso to seize the profits of a book by an incautious ex-spook.
Last June, City Council members approved an ordinance change that allowed restaurants to serve alcoholic drinks at downtown sidewalk cafes with the proviso that it be revisited a year later.
Judge Teare agreed to this assessment, under the supervision of a Newark police officer and with the strict proviso that Crossley and Chadwick would not use facilitated communication to make their findings.
The winner-take-all proviso for awarding state electoral votes disfranchises minority party voters.
But the other two provisos are just code words for limiting immigration, period.
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PROVISO Defined for English Language Learners
: a condition that must be accepted in order for someone to agree to do something
Origin and Etymology of proviso
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