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provisory

adjective

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1 intended to last, continue, or serve for a limited time
  • a provisory permit to block off the street while movie scenes were being shot

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2 serving in a position for the time being
  • a provisory legal adviser who will be replaced by a court-appointed public defender

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The first known use of provisory was circa 1611

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“Provisory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/provisory. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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