Provisional Definition

prə-vĭzhə-nəl
adjective
Provided or serving only for the time being.
American Heritage
Having the nature of a temporary provision; arranged or established for the time being, pending permanent arrangement or establishment.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to any of the extremist factions of the Irish Republican Army established in 1970.
American Heritage
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noun
A person hired temporarily for a job, typically before having taken an examination qualifying the person for permanent employment.
Fire department provisionals.
American Heritage
A postage stamp issued, as by a postmaster, for temporary use pending an official issue.
Webster's New World
A member of a Provisional faction of the Irish Republican Army.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Provisional

Noun

Singular:
provisional
Plural:
provisionals

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