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English definition of “provide for sb”

provide for sb

phrasal verb with provide
 
 
/prəʊˈvaɪd/ US   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T]
to look after people who depend on you, for example by giving them food, clothes, or money: More and more people are battling with the rising costs of providing for a family.
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