An item of goods or supplies obtained for future use. (noun)
Money set aside for a future event. (noun)
A liability or contra account to recognise likely future adverse events associated with current transactions. (noun)
A clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc., providing for a particular matter; stipulation; proviso. (noun)
To supply with provisions. (verb)
Examples of word provision
After Democrats agreed to drop the public option and the Medicare buy-in provision from the Senate health care bill in December, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) took to the Senate floor to “declare” his support for the legislation.
The source of authority for the provision is the combined effect of the General Welfare Clause and the Sixteenth Amendment.
It seems to me that you would also agree that this provision is absurd.
This provision is also different from traditional citizen suit provisions in that it provides for monetary penalties.
For young people entering the workforce in a bad economy, this provision is a critical safety net, said Karen Pollitz, research professor at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute.