provision 中文 EN[pɹəˈvɪʒ.ən] US
供应, 预备, 存粮
- 名词 (Noun)PLprovisionsPREpro-SUF-ion
- An item of goods or supplies, especially food, obtained for future use.
- The act of providing, or making previous preparation.
- Money set aside for a future event.
- (accounting) A liability or contra account to recognise likely future adverse events associated with current transactions.
- We increased our provision for bad debts on credit sales going into the recession.
- (law) A clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc., providing for a particular matter; stipulation; proviso.
- An arrest shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
- (Roman Catholic) Regular induction into a benefice, comprehending nomination, collation, and installation.
- (Britain, historical) A nomination by the pope to a benefice before it became vacant, depriving the patron of his right of presentation.
- 动词 (Verb)SGprovisionsPRprovisioningPT, PPprovisioned
- To supply with provisions.
- He brought with him a large wallet with some provisions for the road.
- But the relaxation of a few miscalibrated, onerous provisions is where this effort should end.
- Is not such a provision like tantalism to this people? — Josiah Quincy.