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"provisional" in British English

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provisionaladjective

uk   us   /prəˈvɪʒ.ən.əl/
(Definition of provisional from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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provisionaladjective

 us   /prəˈvɪʒ·ə·nəl/
for the ​presenttime but ​likely to ​change; ​temporary: a provisional ​government
provisionally
adverb  us   /prəˈvɪʒ·ə·nəl·i/
I was provisionally ​accepted at Stanford.
(Definition of provisional from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “provisional”
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时的,暂时的…
in Turkish geçici, muvakkat…
in Russian временный, предварительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時的,暫時的…
in Polish tymczasowy, prowizoryczny…
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