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provision

noun
 
 
/prəˈvɪʒən/
PROVIDING [U, no plural] the act of providing something for someone: We need to increase the provision of health care for the elderly.Giving, providing and supplying
make provision for sth to make arrangements to deal with something: He hasn't made any provision for his retirement yet.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
RULE [C] a rule that is part of a law or an agreementRules and laws
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