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Meaning of “provide against sth” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of provide against sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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provide against sth

phrasal verb with provide uk   /prəʊˈvaɪd/  us   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T]
to make ​plans in ​order to ​deal with something unpleasant that may ​happen: During the 12-month ​period in ​question, the ​consultancyfirm either ​wrote off or ​provided against ​baddebts of £241,000.
(Definition of provide against sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “provide against sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 预防, 防备, 防止…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預防, 防備, 防止…
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