Definition of provisionally in English:



  • Subject to further confirmation; for the time being.

    ‘the institute has provisionally approved the study’
    • ‘And the date of August 30 has been provisionally marked for that event, pending approval.’
    • ‘George Drever, of Kirkwall, was provisionally granted an entertainment licence for the proposed ten-pin bowling centre.’
    • ‘The licence was provisionally granted on the condition that fire precautions were met and added washbasins installed.’
    • ‘At the time of going to press the game has been provisionally fixed for Sunday evening next in Sarsfields at 6 pm.’
    • ‘We have provisionally arranged to go for a drink.’