Definition of Provident Society in English:

Provident Society

Line breaks: Provi|dent So|ci¦ety
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒvɪdəntsəsʌɪəti
 
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noun

British
Another term for friendly society.
More example sentences
  • Malmesbury Town Hall Action Group, which has come up with a new plan for the redevelopment of the building, voted last week to form a Industrial and Provident Society.
  • We have registered as an Industrial and Provident Society, a type of community co-operative, and in order to fund the establishment of the shop, we are offering shares to local residents, as well as applying to grant-making bodies.
  • More than 180 residents bought a £10 share in an ‘Industrial and Provident Society’.

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