US: /pɹəˈvɪʒən/
UK: /pɹəvˈɪʒən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

provision /provision/
  • danh từ
    • ((thường) + for, against) sự chuẩn bị, sự dự phòng, sự trữ sẵn
      • to make provision: chuẩn bị đầy đủ, dự phòng
    • đồ dự phòng, đồ trữ sẵn
    • (số nhiều) lương thực cung cấp; thực phẩm dự trữ; thức ăn thức uống
    • điều khoản (của giao kèo...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • cung cấp lương thực cho, cung cấp thực phẩm cho (một đạo quân...)

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U, C, usually sing.] the act of supplying sb with sth that they need or want; sth that is supplied: educational / housing provision + The government is responsible for the provision of health care. + There is no provision for anyone to sit down here. + The provision of specialist teachers is being increased.
    2 [U, C] ~ for sb/sth preparations that you make for sth that might or will happen in the future: He had already made provisions for (= planned for the financial future of) his wife and children before the accident. + You should make provision for things going wrong. + Small businesses are advised to make adequate provisions against bad debts. + The plans for developing the area include provision for both water and field sports.
    3 (provisions) [pl.] supplies of food and drink, especially for a long journey: We have enough provisions to last us two weeks.
    4 [C] a condition or an arrangement in a legal document: Under the provisions of the lease, the tenant is responsible for repairs.
    See also - PROVIDE
    + verb [VN] [often passive] ~ sb/sth (with sth) (formal) to supply sb/sth with enough of sth, especially food, to last for a particular period of time

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 providing, supplying, furnishing; catering, victualling, provisioning, purveyance, purveying, furnishing, equipping, fitting out, outfitting, accoutrement, equipment:
    The school is responsible for the provision of textbooks. The provision of a cruise ship of that size requires days
    2 stipulation, proviso, condition, restriction, qualification, clause, term, exception, demand, requirement, prerequisite, Colloq catch, string, US hooker:
    This provision of the contract calls for a penalty for each day's delay beyond the guaranteed completion date.
    3 preparation, prearrangement, arrangement, measures, steps:
    They had failed to make provision for so many customers and soon ran out of food
    4 Usually, provisions. supplies, stores, stockpile, stock(s), quantity; food, foodstuffs, eatables, edibles, drinkables, potables, victuals, viands, comestibles, rations, groceries, provender, staples:
    We had enough provisions to last a year.
    5 stockpile, stock, supply, victual, cater, purvey:
    They provisioned the expedition for a three-month period.

    Collocation dictionary

    1 supply


    private, state | educational, housing, nursery, pension, service, welfare, etc.


    ~ of
    Several firms are responsible for the provision of cleaning services.

    2 for a future situation; in a legal document


    full | adequate
    It is important to make adequate provision for your retirement.
    | detailed | express, particular, special, specific | relevant | constitutional, legal, legislative, statutory


    make | contain
    provisions contained in the contract


    The same provisions apply to foreign-owned companies.


    ~ against
    They had made all kinds of provisions against bad weather.
    | ~ for
    The Act contains detailed provisions for appeal against the court's decision.

    3 provisions: food and drink


    buy, stock up on/with
    We went into town to stock up on provisions.

    Concise English dictionary

    +a stipulated condition
    +the activity of supplying or providing something
    +the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening
    +a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)
    +supply with provisions