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British English: /prəˈvʌɪd/
American English: /prəˈvaɪd/

Translation of provide in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to supply)
    وَفَّرَ (services, food, an opportunity)
    a meal is provided on the flight
    تُقَدَّمُ وَجْبةٌ أثناء الرِحْلةِ
    to provide somebody with something, to provide something for somebody
    وَفَّرَ شَيْئاً لِشَخْصٍ
    the state provides the citizens with education and medical services, the state provides education and medical services for the citizens
    تُوَفِّرُ الدَوْلةُ التَعْليمَ والخَدَماتِ الطِبّيّةَ للمُواطِنينَ
    they were provided with everything they needed
    تَمَّ تَزْويدُهُمْ بِكُلِّ ما يَحْتاجونَهُ
    it provided the perfect excuse to …
    وَفَّرَ الحُجّةَ المُناسِبةَ ل …
  • 2 (to stipulate)
    (law, agreement)
    the contract provides that the the rent is paid in advance
    يَنُصُّ العَقْدُ على دَفْعِ الإيجارِ مُقَدَّماً

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • (the state)
    وَفَّرَ سُبُلَ العَيْشِ

Phrasal verbs

provide against

provide against [something]
اتَّخَذَ التَدابيرَ اللازِمةَ ل [شَيْءٍ] (hardship, a disaster)

provide for

provide for [something] 1 (to make arrangements for)
تَحَسَّبَ \ احْتاطَ ل [شَيْءٍ] (a contingency, expenses, an eventuality)
2 (to foresee)
(insurance policies, laws, agreements)
نَصَّ (+ على)
اشْتَرَطَ (action, help)
provide for [somebody]
أَعالَ [شَخْصاً] (one's family, a child)
to be well provided for
اُعْتُنِيَ بِهِ بِشَكْلٍ جَيِّدٍ
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