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English definition of “provision”

provision

noun [C/U] (SOMETHING NEEDED)   /prəˈvɪʒ·ən/
something that is needed or wanted, or the act of considering the need for something and arranging for it: [U] When designing buildings in California, you have to make some provision for earthquakes. [C] Ample provisions for aircraft stability have been made. Provisions are also supplies of food and other necessary items: [pl] Provisions had to be flown in by helicopter.
(Definition of provision noun (SOMETHING NEEDED) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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