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noun as in provision

noun as in stipulation

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A more realistic concern that Democrats have, however, is that the proviso could be used to target heavily Democratic, heavily nonwhite jurisdictions such as Fulton County, which includes much of metro Atlanta.

The key point is the proviso that Murray notes: insofar as men need to work to survive.

On the contrary: Insofar as men need to work to survive—an important proviso—falling hourly income does not discourage work.

On the contrary: Insofar as men need to work to survive - an important proviso - falling hourly income does not discourage work.

The kingdom takes them in on the proviso that they stay out of politics.

When contemplating how to evaluate Barack Obama's first 100 days, it's important to keep in mind the proviso: Compared to what?

The yeas and nays were taken on this proviso, and the honorable member voted in the negative!

We grant this readily, but we add the proviso, that we only allow ourselves to be deceived by our own friends.

The Dean gave him liberty to search after it, with this proviso, that if any was discovered, his church should have a share of it.

With this proviso, I propose to continue yielding to the prejudice.

Great agitation prevailed in the North over the defeat of this proviso.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proviso, such as: clause, condition, qualification, and stipulation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.