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provide against sth

formal
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.
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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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