Meaning of “provide against sth” in the English Dictionary


"provide against sth" in Business English

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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 consultancy firm either wrote off or provided against bad debts of £241,000.

(Definition of “provide against sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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