provisional

  • 1 provisional — pro·vi·sion·al /prə vi zhə nəl/ adj 1: provided for a temporary need: suitable or acceptable in the existing situation but subject to change or nullification a provisional government provisional custody of a minor 2: of, relating to, or being… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 provisional — 1 Provisional, tentative are comparable when they mean not final or definitive. Something provisional is adopted only for the time being and will be discarded when the final or definitive form is established or when the need which called it into… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 provisional — adjetivo 1. Que no es definitivo, sino que sólo dura un tiempo: Esto es un arreglo provisional, sólo te va a durar unos meses, luego tendrás que volverlo a arreglar. Te ofrezco un trabajo provisional, tienes que sustituir a una persona que está… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 4 provisional — (De provisión). adj. Que se hace, se halla o se tiene temporalmente. ☛ V. alférez provisional, conclusión provisional, libertad provisional, sobreseimiento provisional …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 5 provisional — ► ADJECTIVE 1) arranged or existing for the present, possibly to be changed later. 2) (Provisional) relating to the unofficial wings of the IRA and Sinn Fein. ► NOUN (Provisional) ▪ a member of the Provisional wing of the IRA or Sinn Fein.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 Provisional — Pro*vi sion*al, a. [Cf. F. provisionnel.] Of the nature of a provision; serving as a provision for the time being; used of partial or temporary arrangements; as, a provisional government; a provisional treaty. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 provisional — Que no es final o definitivo, como un hallazgo experimental que todavía no ha sido validado. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …

    Diccionario médico

  • 8 provisional — (adj.) of temporary arrangements, c.1600, from Fr. provisionnal (late 15c.), from O.Fr. provision (see PROVISION (Cf. provision)). The notion is of something that will provide for present needs. Related: Provisionally …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 provisional — adj. 2 g. 1. Feito por provisão. 2. Provisório, interino …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 10 provisional — [adj] contingent, tentative conditional, dependent, ephemeral, experimental, interim, limited, makeshift, passing, pro tem, provisionary, provisory, qualified, rough andready*, stopgap*, temporary, test, transient, transitional; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 provisional — ☆ provisional [prō vizh′ə ner΄ē, prə vizh′əner΄ēprə vizh′ə nəl, prōvizh′ə nəl] adj. having the nature of a temporary provision; arranged or established for the time being, pending permanent arrangement or establishment: also provisionary [prō… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 provisional — ► adjetivo Que no es definitivo: ■ tiene un contrato provisional; han abierto un paso provisional mientras arreglan la carretera. SINÓNIMO temporal ANTÓNIMO definitivo * * * provisional (de «provisión») adj. No definitivo; se dice de lo que se… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 13 provisional — Temporary; preliminary; tentative; taken or done by way of precaution or ad interim. A term of the check collection process describing payment, credit or other settlement for a check or other item when the person giving the settlement reserves a… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 provisional — [[t]prəvɪ̱ʒən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ You use provisional to describe something that has been arranged or appointed for the present, but may be changed in the future. ...the possibility of setting up a provisional coalition government... If you have never… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 Provisional — /prəˈvɪʒənəl/ (say pruh vizhuhnuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to the Provisional Irish Republican Army or Provisional Sinn Fein. See Irish Republican Army (def. 2b), Sinn Fein (def. 1b). –noun Also, Provo. 2. a member of the Provisional Irish… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 provisional — /prə vɪʒ(ə)n(ə)l/ adjective temporary, not final or permanent ● He was given a provisional posting to see ● The sales department has been asked to make a provisional forecast of sales. ● The provisional budget has been drawn up for each… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 provisional — provisionality, provisionalness, n. provisionally, adv. /preuh vizh euh nl/, adj. 1. providing or serving for the time being only; existing only until permanently or properly replaced; temporary: a provisional government. 2. accepted or adopted… …

    Universalium

  • 18 provisional — adj m y f Que se hace o vale temporalmente y mientras se realiza algo o se elabora de manera definitiva: gobierno provisional, libertad provisional, una reparación provisional …

    Español en México

  • 19 provisional — pro|vi|sion|al [ prə vıʒənl ] adjective * intended to be temporary, and likely to be changed when other arrangements are made: a provisional government a. if an arrangement is provisional, the people involved have not yet said that they… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 provisional — adjective 1》 arranged or existing for the present, possibly to be changed later. 2》 (Provisional) denoting or relating to the unofficial wings of the IRA and Sinn Fein. noun (Provisional) a member of the Provisional wings of the IRA or Sinn Fein …

    English new terms dictionary


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