Meaning of PROVISIONAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ prəvɪʒən(ə)l ]

You use provisional to describe something that has been arranged or appointed for the present, but may be changed in the future.

...the possibility of setting up a provisional coalition government...

It was announced that the times were provisional and subject to confirmation.


• pro‧vi‧sion‧al‧ly

The seven republics had provisionally agreed to the new relationship on November 14th.

ADV : ADV with v

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