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1. a clause that stipulates a condition or restriction in a document, such as a legal agreement or contract.
“The law enforcement proviso extends to law enforcement officers’ acts or omissions that arise within the scope of their employment, regardless of whether the officers are engaged in investigative or law enforcement activity, or are executing a search, seizing evidence, or making an arrest.”
2. a condition, restriction, or stipulation.
He agreed to come with the proviso that he pay for himself.