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provide for sth

phrasal verb with provide uk   us   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb
C2 to make plans in order to deal with a possible event in the future: We must provide for depreciation when calculating the costs. formal If a law or agreement provides for something, it allows it to happen or exist: Current legislation provides for the detention of those suspected of terrorism.
Translations of “provide for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…做準備, 防備, (法律或協議)規定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…做准备, 防备, (法律或协议)规定…
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