Provident vs Provisory - What's the difference?

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Provident is a related term of provisory.


As adjectives the difference between provident and provisory

is that provident is possessing, exercising, or demonstrating great care and consideration for the future while provisory is containing (a) proviso(es).

provident

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Possessing, exercising, or demonstrating great care and consideration for the future.
  • Derived terms

    * providence * provident fund * provident society

    provisory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • containing (a) proviso(es)
  • :''The provisory clause effectively excluded his otherwise logical heirs from his main inheritance
  • dependent on a condition (proviso)
  • :''A provisory guarantee is rather like blackmail
  • pending something more permanent
  • Synonyms

    * (relating to a proviso) conditional * (pending something) provisional, temporary, transitory

    Derived terms

    * provisorily