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provide for sth

phrasal verb with provide uk   /prəˈvaɪd/  us   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb
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provide for sth

phrasal verb with provide uk   /prəʊˈvaɪd/  us   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T]
to have or make plans to deal with something that will or may happen in the future: The plant will have an on-site facility that provides for 25 years of storage of spent fuel.
LAW a law or contract that provides for something states officially that something can happen or be done: Proposed EU legislation calls for a cap on CO2 emissions and provides for a market-based system for trading emissions permits.
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Translations of “provide for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…做准备, 防备, (法律或协议)规定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…做準備, 防備, (法律或協議)規定…
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“provide for sth” in Business English

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