Production vs Provision - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between production and provision
is that production
is the act of producing, making or creating something while provision
The act of producing, making or creating something.
The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.
* 1910 , , "The Lost Sanjak", Reginald in Russia :
- The widget making machine is being used for production now.
the act of being produced
- I tramped to a neighbouring market-town, and, late as the hour was, the production of a few shillings procured me supper and a night's lodging in a cheap coffee-house.
the total amount produced
- The widgets are coming out of production now.
the presentation of a theatrical work
- They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary
- We went to a production of Hamlet.
that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model)
- He made a simple meal into a huge production .
The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
- This is the final production model.
* production line
An item of goods or supplies, especially food, obtained for future use.
* Francis Bacon
- making provision for the relief of strangers
The act of providing, or making previous preparation.
- And of provisions laid in large, / For man and beast.
Money set aside for a future event.
(accounting) A liability or contra account to recognise likely future adverse events associated with current transactions.
(legal) A clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc., providing for a particular matter; stipulation; proviso.
- We increased our provision for bad debts on credit sales going into the recession.
(Roman Catholic) Regular induction into a benefice, comprehending nomination, collation, and installation.
(UK, historical) A nomination by the pope to a benefice before it became vacant, depriving the patron of his right of presentation.
- An arrest shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
To supply with provisions.