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provisonoun [C]

uk   /prəˈvaɪ.zəʊ/  us   /-zoʊ/ (plural provisos)
(Definition of proviso from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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provisonoun [C]

uk   us   /prəˈvaɪzəʊ/
LAW a ​part of a ​legaldocument that ​states that something must ​happen or be done: The provisos set out in a ​leasecover a ​range of matters which a ​tenant should understand before ​signing it.contain/include/carry a proviso Recent ​legislationincludes a proviso that the country's ​privatecreditorsagree to ​reduce their ​claims in ​order to make the ​debtburden more ​sustainable.with/on the proviso that We are ​currentlyoffering a new ​investmentfund whose ​returntracks the FTSE 100, with the proviso that it can only ​fall by 5% a ​quarter.
something that must be done before something else ​happens or is ​agreed: You can ​buy back or ​sell the ​shares at any ​point - the only proviso is that any ​loss or ​moneyowed is within your ​accountlimit.with/on the proviso that The ​firm will ​pay only half the ​fine on the proviso that it does not ​breachregulations again.
(Definition of proviso from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proviso”
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制性条款, 附文, 但书…
in Turkish madde, koşul, şart…
in Russian условие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制性條款, 附文, 但書…
in Polish warunek…
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