Share this entry

provision
British English: /prəˈvɪʒ(ə)n/
American English: /prəˈvɪʒən/

Translation of provision in French:

noun

  • 1 (supplying) (of housing, information, facility, equipment)
    mise (f) à disposition (to à)
    (of food) approvisionnement (m) (to à)
    (of service) prestation (f) (to à)
    health care provision
    services (mpl) pour la santé
    to be responsible for the provision of transport/teachers
    être responsable d'assurer le transport/de fournir des enseignants
  • 2 (for future, old age)
    précautions fpl
    dispositions fpl (for pour) (against contre)
    to make provision for
    prendre des dispositions pour
  • 3 (Law, Administration) (stipulation) (of agreement, treaty)
    (of bill, act) disposition (f)
    provision to the contrary
    stipulation (f) du contraire
    to make provision for under the provisions of
    aux termes de
    with the provision that …
    à la condition que … (+ subj)
    within the provisions of the treaty
    dans le cadre du traité
    to exclude something from its provisions
    (act, treaty)
    exclure quelque chose de ses termes

also: provisions plural noun

  • (food)
    provisions fpl
    to get provisions in
    faire des provisions

transitive verb

Definition of provision in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: