provision

(redirected from provisioners)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.

provision

(Act of supplying), noun accommodation, arrangement, catering, donation, endowment, furnishing, preparation, procurement, providence, purveyance, serving

provision

(Clause), noun article of agreement, condition, limitation, obligation, proviso, qualification, requirement, reservation, restriction, specification, term
Associated concepts: damages provision, express provision, forfeiture provision, mandatory provision, penal provision, procedural provision, restrictive provision, self-executing provision, statutory provision, substantive provision, techhical provision
Foreign phrases: Quando abest provisio partis, adest prooisio legis.When a provision of the party is lacking, the provision of the law supplies it.

provision

(Something provided), noun cache, fund, hoard, maintenance, ration, reserve, resources, staples, stock, stockpile, store, supply
See also: accommodation, adjustment, aid, alimony, article, attornment, bear, bestow, budget, clause, condition, contribution, dispensation, division, donation, endowment, forethought, fund, furnish, inheritance, limitation, precaution, preparation, principle, qualification, ration, replenish, reservation, reserve, resource, safeguard, stock, store, supply, title, ultimatum, yield

PROVISION, com. law. The property which a drawer of a bill of exchange places in the hands of a drawee; as, for example, by remittances, or when the drawee is indebted to the drawer when the bill becomes due, provision is said to have been made. Acceptance always presumes a provision. See Code de Comm. art. 115, 116, 117.

PROVISION, French law. An allowance granted by a judge to a party for his support; which is to be paid before there is a definitive judgment. In a civil case, for example, it is an allowance made to a wife who is separated from her husband. Dict. de Jurisp. h.t.

References in periodicals archive ?
Support for the interaction reflects an increased provisioning rate of ~2/hr by night provisioners over non-night provisioners during post-dusk compared to other periods (Fig.
However, unlike many other mass provisioners, cicada killers appear to provide each nest cell with a nearly constant prey number rather than with a relatively constant prey mass.
In Peter's particular situation, the role of provisioner had been markedly curtailed by Marie's cognitive illness.
and has a reciprocal relationship with Dixie Provisioners Inc.
While artists mine the territory and exploit the riches that mathematicians stake out, Robbin says, they also serve as the provisioners and bankers of these prospector mathematicians.
In a move to tighten quality control he has reduced the number of suppliers considerably, sourcing only from select provisioners.
30,000 concurrent provisioners, across multiple technology, network, and service domains, orchestrating complex orders and tasks for fulfillment and service assurance.
The suite includes Toad Intelligence Central, which allows users to combine data across multiple sources, locations, and formats and then collaborate on logical data views through two desktop tools: Toad Data Point for analytic data provisioners and Toad Decision Point for business analysts.