Provisory vs Transitional - What's the difference?

provisory | transitional |

Provisory is a synonym of transitional.


As adjectives the difference between provisory and transitional

is that provisory is containing (a) proviso(es) while transitional is of, or relating to a transition.

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

    transitional

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • of, or relating to a transition
  • temporary; pending the implementation of something new
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional

    Synonyms

    * (temporary) provisional, provisory

    Derived terms

    * transitionally