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provisional

pro·vi·sion·al

provisional

 
 
pronunciation:
pr vI zh nl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: adopted on a temporary or tentative basis until something permanent is established; conditional.
A provisional government is in control of the country until elections can be held.This is only a provisional solution.
synonyms:
conditional, provisory, tentative
antonyms:
definitive, final, permanent
similar words:
acting, contingent, dependent, interim, makeshift, probationary, stopgap, temporary
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derivations: provisionary (adj.), provisionally (adv.)