英语学习 单词

provision的意思

provision

英 [prə'vɪʒ(ə)n] 美 [prə'vɪʒn]
  • n. 规定;条款;准备;[经] 供应品
  • vt. 供给…食物及必需品

中文词源


provision 供给,供养,规定,条款

来自provide,提供,规定。

英文词源


provision (n.)
late 14c., "a providing beforehand, action of arranging in advance" (originally in reference to ecclesiastical appointments made before the position was vacant), from Old French provision "precaution, care" (early 14c.), from Latin provisionem (nominative provisio) "a foreseeing, foresight, preparation, prevention," noun of action from past participle stem of providere "look ahead" (see provide). Meaning "something provided" is attested from late 15c.; specific sense of "supply of food" is from c. 1600.
provision (v.)
"to supply with provisions," 1787, from provision (n.). Related: Provisioned; provisioning.

双语例句


1. There is no provision for funding performance-related pay rises.
没有为与业绩挂钩的加薪预作资金准备。

来自柯林斯例句

2. This provision gives the president total and unchecked power.
这条规定赋予了总统绝对及不受约束的权力。

来自柯林斯例句

3. Local authority nursery provision covers only a tiny minority of working mothers.
当地政府提供的保育服务只有少数上班族母亲才能够享受到。

来自柯林斯例句

4. The government is responsible for the provision of health care.
政府负责提供医疗服务。

来自《权威词典》

5. He made no provision against the unforeseen expenses.
他没有准备意外费用.

来自《简明英汉词典》