Meaning of PROVISIONAL in English

/ prəˈvɪʒənl; NAmE / adjective


arranged for the present time only and likely to be changed in the future

SYN temporary :

a provisional government

provisional arrangements


arranged, but not yet definite :

The booking is only provisional.

►  pro·vi·sion·al·ly / -nəli; NAmE / adverb :

The meeting has been provisionally arranged for Friday.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.