Facultative vs Provisional - What's the difference?

facultative | provisional |


As an adjective facultative

is of or relating to faculty, especially to mental faculty.

As a noun provisional is

a member of the.

facultative

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to faculty, especially to mental faculty
  • Not obligate; optional, discretionary or elective
  • That grants permission or power to do something
  • (biology) Able to perform a particular life function, or to live generally, in more than one way
  • (geometry, of a point) At which a given function is positive.
  • Antonyms

    * obligate

    Derived terms

    * facultatively

    References

    * Free Medical Dictionary * Oxford English Dictionary

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    provisional

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • temporary
  • Noun

  • (philately) a postage stamp issued locally before an official issue is released.