There are 2 main definitions of Provo in English:


Syllabification: Pro·vo
Pronunciation: /ˈprōvō/

Entry from US English dictionary

An industrial and commercial city in north central Utah, south of Salt Lake City, home to Brigham Young University; population 118,581 (est. 2008).

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There are 2 main definitions of Provo in English:


Line breaks: Provo
Pronunciation: /ˈprəʊvəʊ

noun (plural Provos)

Informal term for provisional (sense 2) of the noun).
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  • The Independent Monitoring Commission, the body set up to study terrorist ceasefires in Northern Ireland, blamed the Provos for the raid on a Makro cash and carry store in the south of the city last May.
  • The Provos ' terror campaign retarded the development of progressive politics in Ireland for a generation or more and drove the divided communities of Northern Ireland further apart.
  • With another crisis in the Northern Ireland peace process looming, the beleaguered Sinn Fein president urged people to believe him when he said Provos have not broken their ceasefire.

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