PROVISION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PROVISION
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provision
 n.  act of supplying or fitting out; food and other necessary items provided
 n.  a condition or requirement in a legal document
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
2  Local authority nursery provision covers only a tiny minority of working mothers.
3  The second prong of the strategy is the provision of basic social services for the poor.
4  She has fought a one-woman campaign for ten years about the lack of childcare provision in the town.
5  The department is responsible for the provision of residential care services.
6  The government is responsible for the provision of education for all the children.
7  Of course there's provision in the plan for population increase.
8  The councils have the power to attach terms and conditions to the provision of funds to any institution.
9  The local provision of facilities is decidedly patchy.
10  The government is responsible for the provision of medical services.
11  There is no provision for anyone to sit down here.
12  This provision ensures to / for us a voice in the subject.
13  For young people entering the workforce in a bad economy, this provision is a critical safety net.
14  Each would bring hooks and lines, and such provision as he could steal in the most dark and mysterious way -- as became outlaws.
15  Critics say there is no way to enforce that provision, and the House has turned back at least one Republican effort to stiffen citizenship checks.
Classic Sentence: (71 in 5 pages)
1  And in every well ordered commonwealth provision will be made for a succession of this sort.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX.
2  Against such accidents, since they are out of the common course of things, no provision can be made.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
3  Another point to be noted in the passage we are considering, is the careful provision made by Camillus for the safety of Rome both within and without the city.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXX.
4  In the second case one can say nothing except to encourage such princes to provision and fortify their towns, and not on any account to defend the country.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER X — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH THE STRENGTH OF A...
5  I have always tried to teach my people that some provision for bathing should be a part of every house.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter III.
6  I soon learned, however, that this money could be used only for the payment of the salaries of the instructors, and that there was no provision for securing land, buildings, or apparatus.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VII.
7  Rarely was there any place provided in the cabin where one could bathe even the face and hands, but usually some provision was made for this outside the house, in the yard.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VII.
8  On every formal visit a child ought to be of the party, by way of provision for discourse.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
9  We made no more provision for growing older, than we did for growing younger.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
10  But my aunt had her own ideas concerning London provision, and ate but little.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI...
11  To give Annie pleasure, by making some provision for the companion of her childhood.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
12  And the alternative was to let Mattie go forth alone, with far less hope of ultimate provision.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
13  It seems to be a provision of Nature; a decoy to secure mothers for the race.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXVIII
14  But, dearest Miss Munro, it is time to think less of others, and to make some provision for yourself.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
15  My provision of the salt, which had never been renewed since the date of the first experiment, began to run low.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE