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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Serving for the present time only.

Usage examples (36)
  • One forms provisional theories and waits for time or fuller knowledge to explode them.
  • "For a poll worker, a provisional is the easy way out."
  • And I just visited an outpost, what we call a provisional reconstruction team in Zabul Province, where this fighting is going on.
  • Actually to be not provisional is to be absolute by definition for more
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