- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||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.
- conditional, provisory, tentative
- definitive, final, permanent
- similar words:
- acting, contingent, dependent, interim, makeshift, probationary, stopgap, temporary
||acting, circumstantial, contingent, extemporaneous, makeshift, qualified
||provisionary (adj.), provisionally (adv.)