Translation of "provision" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /prəˈvɪʒ.ən/ us /prəˈvɪʒ.ən/

provision noun (SUPPLY)

C1 [ C or U ] the act of providing something

The provision of good public transport will be essential for developing the area. 提供良好的公共交通对该地区的发展极为重要。
Of course there's provision in the plan for population increase. 当然这项计划里有应对人口增长的措施。
When designing buildings in this area, you have to make provision against earthquakes. 在该地区设计建筑物时,需要考虑防震措施。
provisions [ plural ]

supplies of food and other necessary things

provisions for the journey 旅途给养

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provision noun (LAW)

[ C ] a statement within an agreement or a law that a particular thing must happen or be done, especially before another can happen or be done

We have inserted certain provisions into the treaty to safeguard foreign workers. 我们在条约中加入了一些条款以保护外籍员工。
[ + that ] She accepted the job with the provision that she would be paid expenses for relocating. 她接受了这份工作,条件是要给安家费。

provision noun (FINANCE)

make provision for sth

to make arrangements to deal with something, often financial arrangements

He hasn't made any provision for his retirement yet. 他还未做好退休的准备。

provisionverb [ T ]

uk /prəˈvɪʒ.ən/ us /prəˈvɪʒ.ən/ formal

to supply someone or something with food and other necessary things


(Translation of “provision” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)