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English definition of “provide against sth”

provide against sth

formal phrasal verb with provide     /prəˈvaɪd/ verb
to make plans in order to prevent or deal with a bad situation: Beach operators do not have a legal obligation to provide against injury or drowning.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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