make provisions

See: forestall
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In a statement, the central bank said, 'Banks are encouraged to make provisions at higher rates in respect of advances to stressed sectors of the economy.
According to a report from the local Arabic daily Al Khaleej, the circular also said banks with exposure that did not make provisions in the third quarter would have to do so by the fourth quarter, and that the provisioning could not be delayed and added to year-end profit-and-loss calculations.
An insurance firm has apologised for sending out letters to elderly people urging them to "make provisions for their funeral".
AN insurance firm yesterday apologised for sending out letters to elderly people urging them to "make provisions for their funeral".