- n. 规定；条款；准备；[经] 供应品
- vt. 供给…食物及必需品
- provision (n.)
- late 14c., "a providing beforehand, action of arranging in advance" (originally in reference to ecclesiastical appointments made before the position was vacant), from Old French provision "precaution, care" (early 14c.), from Latin provisionem (nominative provisio) "a foreseeing, foresight, preparation, prevention," noun of action from past participle stem of providere "look ahead" (see provide). Meaning "something provided" is attested from late 15c.; specific sense of "supply of food" is from c. 1600.
- provision (v.)
- "to supply with provisions," 1787, from provision (n.). Related: Provisioned; provisioning.
- 1. There is no provision for funding performance-related pay rises.
- 2. This provision gives the president total and unchecked power.
- 3. Local authority nursery provision covers only a tiny minority of working mothers.
- 4. The government is responsible for the provision of health care.
- 5. He made no provision against the unforeseen expenses.