Meaning of PROVIDER in English

PROVIDER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

access provider

airtime provider

an Internet service provider (= a company that allows you to connect to the Internet )

Your Internet service provider should be able to solve the problem.

application service provider

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

big

Quarterly losses at Freeserve, Britain's biggest internet service provider , doubled to nearly $ 27m.

The national ISPs and bigger on-line service providers made this service available to their customers only in 1995.

commercial

Crompton offers several different case studies where charges of unfair competition are made by the commercial sector provider against the government agency.

Few workshop participants anticipated the fantastic growth of commercial users and providers .

In Bristol, the scheme was set up before other commercial providers were established.

You can enter it through one of the major on-line services, or a smaller commercial provider .

The dismantling of the personal social services would also open the way for commercial providers .

And the commercial providers are not giving up, either.

content

The site www.school-science.co.uk is an approved content provider for the National Grid for Learning and was launched last January.

Doherty said deals with content providers may be announced shortly but declined to elaborate.

financial

It is the incentives under which financial users and providers operate that should take the rap and which require attention.

However, the problem facing financial services providers is that profitability depends on persuading more investors to go online.

Their role as financial information providers is permeating all aspects of business.

independent

As London's largest independent provider of community care we have seen these changes unfold at first hand.

Or try to. Independent Internet service providers have faced problems, too.

internet

They have also signed a deal with Freeserve, the internet service provider , offering direct access for students.

Merit will have the central role in technical coordination for Internet service providers who need to interchange traffic.

The dotcom revolution was driven by the psychology and assumptions of internet service providers rather than knowledge of customer shopping patterns.

You might also find an Internet provider is a better value.

A special Internet Setup Assistant helps users find an Internet access provider .

They are rapidly entering the Internet service provider marketplace.

Some Internet providers offer Netscape Navigator, which has its own e-mail program built in.

But eventually the Internet service providers will have to reliably deliver the services they promise.

large

This will usually entail the larger provider selling the smaller one access to its backbone.

With the acquisition, Verio Northern California becomes the third largest provider for businesses in the region.

As London's largest independent provider of community care we have seen these changes unfold at first hand.

Citibank is the largest provider of securities services in the world.

By far the largest provider of maternity welfare in the south was the Plaistow Maternity Hospital.

Some of the larger service providers tend to restrict the activities of users on the Internet from their networks.

Healthscape, which is signing contracts with large health-insurance providers , plans to overcome those problems.

local

To develop plans successfully agencies will need to work closely with local providers and community representatives.

The growth of some local access providers has been astounding.

Many local providers now have thousands of subscribers, and some are growing at more than 1000 new accounts per month.

And, because local providers serve only a specific area, they may offer better, faster connections for customers.

main

It has become the main provider of affordable home care for the elderly.

Currently highways authorities and main services providers are allowed to cause chaos by digging up roads whenever and wherever they wish.

Sir George Young Housing associations are now the main providers of new subsidised housing.

As well as the lawyers to the investor, lawyers will have been appointed by the buy-out team and by the main debt providers .

After all, Michael was the main provider .

The main providers of such funds are overseas banks, multinational corporations and institutional investors.

But overwhelmingly the state is still the main provider of welfare: Britain has a welfare state.

Resolving the strategic aims of the purchaser and its main provider where these conflict may require difficult negotiations.

major

This was a major provider of not only walking holidays but also package holidays and holiday camps.

Still, the proposal has roiled the stocks of major providers of the service.

One session will look at the role of cities as major providers of huge new leisure facilities and sporting venues.

But Cooper argues that if major Internet providers go along with the plan, it will undermine the legitimacy of the extremists.

They also powerfully helped to shape the subsequent roles and responsibilities of the major providers during the period in the District.

General Household Survey data indicate that the major provider of care for the elderly in Britain is the family.

Carpet manufacture and related activities had been the major provider of employment in the area up until the late 1960s.

national

As a result, local and national Internet service providers sprang up to sell direct dial-up connections to the Internet.

other

There should also be rules to meet the needs of other service providers .

In that way, people can see how effective the organisation is against other providers or against a regional or national average.

Particular emphasis was placed on the links with other service providers in the area.

Banks, accountants, advertising agencies and many other providers of professional services are the camp followers of the multinational army.

private

Mr. Thurnham Does my hon. Friend agree that voluntary groups and private providers can efficiently deliver services for the disabled?

In health care, government can pool risks and use its muscle to keep down costs better than any private provider .

This will ensure that there will be no bias between public and private sector providers .

Other measures include a special needs capital grant to be aimed at projects provided by voluntary organisations and private sector care providers .

regional

Today, all regional providers carry commercial traffic.

With the shift toward commercial traffic plus diminishing federal support, most regional providers have to evolve to fill new roles.

JvNCNet, is a representative example of a regional Internet service provider in the Northeast.

small

For a while, small providers had the Internet-access game largely to themselves.

These are the dominant players in the Internet access hierarchy and provide other smaller service providers with backbone connectivity.

What small providers lack in some areas, they often more than make up for in personal service and added features.

But critics say that small providers are often overcome by their own success.

You can enter it through one of the major on-line services, or a smaller commercial provider .

■ NOUN

access

The growth of some local access providers has been astounding.

Already, Internet access providers and universities have moved to limit certain material.

Verio was recognized for its progression from an Internet-\#access provider to an e-commerce and Web hosting leader.

Internet access providers generally charge $ 20 a month but offer an unlimited number of hours per month.

These backbone access providers link users and ecommerce application providers.

A special Internet Setup Assistant helps users find an Internet access provider .

cable

Viacom and other cable providers raise rates periodically throughout the year.

However, this category competes with the telco / cable providers for the same pool of customers.

care

In addition to their other responsibilities local authorities may still continue to be direct care providers if they so wish.

The purchaser may contract with the primary care provider unit instead of primary care teams.

A lot of family care providers have all the toys back on the shelves half way through the day.

A new health care purchasing authority will contract for primary services with individual practices or primary care provider units.

The most important thing to note is whether the family; care provider talks to children in a loving way.

No attempt had been made to vet his suitability as a home care provider , he said.

A compromise bill will likely trim the growth in payments to doctors, hospitals and other health care providers .

information

Internet users fall into two camps, the information providers and the information gatherers.

The product is aimed at universities and information providers that use Macintosh systems.

We are all buck naked before the information providers of this world.

The role of the media as information providers is often overlooked by those who emphasize their overtly political functions.

Their role as financial information providers is permeating all aspects of business.

Phonelink is also developing Tel-me further to handle data from a whole range of information providers .

To do this, the group will need to ally itself strategically to these information providers .

network

Look for multiple, direct connections to other network providers .

service

There should also be rules to meet the needs of other service providers .

Likewise, if new communities choose other, less-costly service providers , will Pima County then reduce overhead and taxes proportionately?

They have also signed a deal with Freeserve, the internet service provider , offering direct access for students.

What more would local leaders and social service providers like to see done to reduce the ominous numbers?

And then it grew, and traders and service providers thought it worthwhile to settle here and go into business.

You may instead be using software from an Internet service provider or from the company that bundled software with your computer.

Hyperlink reference not valid., an experimental Internet service provider .

All service providers require you to buy the local loop segment from your facility to their closest PoP.

training

Many training providers pull out because it is not worth it.

TECs do not themselves provide programmes; they contract out to training providers .

unit

Clinics should be managed within each provider unit to take this into account.

When I started out, nobody had heard of health economics; now every provider unit in the health service wants one.

The purchaser may contract with the primary care provider unit instead of primary care teams.

This could strengthen the hand of managers in the provider units .

The inspection section must work at arm's length from the provider units , and so on.

A new health care purchasing authority will contract for primary services with individual practices or primary care provider units .

■ VERB

become

It has become the main provider of affordable home care for the elderly.

The joint venture, Infostrada, aims at becoming a voice transmission provider in 1998.

An innovation in organisation sectorisation resulted in the regions losing their business roles and becoming purely the providers of services and facilities.

With the acquisition, Verio Northern California becomes the third largest provider for businesses in the region.

lead

Netcom On-Line Communications, the leading provider of Internet access to consumers, was hit especially hard.

Verio is the world's largest operator of Web sites for businesses and a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services.

manage

Clinics should be managed within each provider unit to take this into account.

offer

They have also signed a deal with Freeserve, the internet service provider , offering direct access for students.

This often happens when independent organizations seek to make sense of different providers offering the same service.

Some Internet providers offer Netscape Navigator, which has its own e-mail program built in.

Many card providers offer attractive balance transfer deals.

train

When the Job Training Partnership Act passed in 1982, for instance, it mandated performance-based contracts with training providers .

If Brazelton were in charge, training child-care providers would be a top priority.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a leading provider of personal financial services

day-care providers

schools, colleges and other education providers

The company is now one of the regions main Internet service providers.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But critics say that small providers are often overcome by their own success.

Crompton offers several different case studies where charges of unfair competition are made by the commercial sector provider against the government agency.

Currently highways authorities and main services providers are allowed to cause chaos by digging up roads whenever and wherever they wish.

It helped her not to dwell on negatives and improved her role as a provider .

Negotiations between particular TECs and providers must be a matter for those TECs and providers.

This often happens when independent organizations seek to make sense of different providers offering the same service.

What more would local leaders and social service providers like to see done to reduce the ominous numbers?

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