provisory

adjective pro·vi·so·ry \ prə-ˈvī-zə-rē , -ˈvīz-rē \

Definition of provisory

1 : containing or subject to a proviso : conditional

Examples of provisory in a Sentence

  1. a provisory permit to block off the street while movie scenes were being shot

  2. a provisory legal adviser who will be replaced by a court-appointed public defender

First Known Use of provisory

circa 1611

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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