Definition of provisionally in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈviZH(ə)n(ə)lē/


Subject to further confirmation; for the time being: the institute has provisionally approved the study
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  • The licence was provisionally granted on the condition that fire precautions were met and added washbasins installed.
  • At the time of going to press the game has been provisionally fixed for Sunday evening next in Sarsfields at 6 pm.
  • George Drever, of Kirkwall, was provisionally granted an entertainment licence for the proposed ten-pin bowling centre.
temporarily, short-term, pro tem, for the interim, for the present, for the time being, for now, for the nonce;
subject to confirmation, conditionally, tentatively

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Syllabification: pro·vi·sion·al·ly

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