provision

  

Definition

An article, clause, or stipulation in an agreement, contract, deed, instrument, or statute that explains a specific condition, effect, implication, qualification, or requirement. See also proviso.

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  • Ken thought he wasn't going to get a raise this year, but there was a provision in the union contract which gave everyone a two percent increase.

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  • The client made certain that his lawyer put a provision into the agreement that allowed him to make changes to any property that he procured.

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  • There was a provision in the new law that allows school teachers to receive a salary even when there is no school in session.

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