- containing a proviso; conditional
Origin of provisoryMedieval Latin provisorius ; from Classical Latin provisus: see proviso
Depending on a proviso; conditional.
Origin of provisoryFrench provisoire, from Old French, from Medieval Latin prōvīsōrius, from Latin prōvīsus, past participle of prōvidēre, to provide for; see provide.
(comparative more provisory, superlative most provisory)