Meaning of PROVISIONAL in English

adj. & n.


1. providing for immediate needs only; temporary.

2 (Provisional) designating the unofficial wing of the IRA established in 1970, advocating terrorism.

--n. (Provisional) a member of the Provisional wing of the IRA.


provisionality n. provisionally adv. provisionalness n.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.