Definition of provided in US English:

provided

conjunction

  • On the condition or understanding that.

    ‘cutting corners was acceptable, provided that you could get away with it’
    • ‘In personal and general conversation we accept all versions, provided we can understand what is being said.’
    • ‘There is a strong argument for this, provided you have a basic understanding of investment markets.’
    • ‘Repairs can be acceptable provided the proportions are not destroyed.’
    • ‘Namibia will be allowed to sell 10 tonnes, provided it meets the conditions set by Cites.’
    • ‘They can now come within the new block exemption for vertical restraints, provided that the conditions therein are met.’
    • ‘I am here to help you, provided you supply me with the right information.’
    • ‘So most greens accept air conditioning now, provided that it is set no colder than 26 degrees.’
    • ‘Chandu may be put back with his mother in a couple of days, provided his condition continues to be stable.’
    • ‘They can contain multiple topics, provided that the well-formedness condition on the topic construction is met.’
    • ‘Chemistry can become your best friend, provided you get the right guidance.’
    • ‘The Court accepted such evidence, provided it was founded upon recognized psychiatric procedures.’
    • ‘It is legal for them to do so, provided that they bring this to customers' attention before an order is placed.’
    • ‘Where still in place, this material will pose no danger to health - provided it is in good condition and is not disturbed.’
    • ‘Register Apple readers don't mind paying for something that brings utility, provided it's fast and it works.’
    • ‘Bangalore could get back its greenery, which has brought it much fame, provided a lot of thought goes into this.’
    • ‘At each locus, polymorphism can be maintained provided that two conditions are met.’
    • ‘The board of Aer Lingus will start looking for a buyer in the New Year, provided the unions accept the deal currently on the table.’
    • ‘For the avoidance of doubt, Malton market will reopen, provided we can reasonable comply with these new conditions’
    • ‘Gardaí consented to bail being set, provided the two defendants adhered strictly to the conditions.’
    • ‘The dairy supplied the fridge provided you sold only their brand.’
    if, on condition that, providing, providing that, provided that, presuming, presuming that, assuming, assuming that, on the assumption that, as long as, given, given that, with the provision that, with the proviso that, on the understanding that, with the understanding that, if and only if, contingent on, in the event that, allowing that
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Pronunciation

provided

/prəˈvīdəd//prəˈvaɪdəd/