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provisional

/pro·vi·sion·al/ (-vizh´un-al) formed or performed for temporary purposes; temporary.

provisional

(prō-vĭzh′ŭn-ăl) [L. provisio, provision]
Serving a temporary use pending permanent arrangements.
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For the same reason, we include bills and provisionary measures that are still being debated in Congress.
If the translator were to identify the main provisionary clause as a first step in the process of source text analysis, the segmentation of the legislative sentence could proceed and the translation task would be less daunting.
ON THE FAST TRACK: Nearly all of the UCA athletic teams are still in the provisionary phase, which expires in 2010.
Secretary General Kofi Annan has sent to the recommendations of the Iraq electoral fact-finding team to the Iraqi Governing Council, to the Coalition Provisionary Authority and to the members of the Security Council,'' U.
The provisionary council that was formed in November 2001 and from which the Aboriginal People's Council grew, had already made representations to the Toronto District School Board and others, said Obonsawin, about the need for a Native curriculum and programs.
It is the Supreme Truth, towering above all other partial or provisionary truths taught in other religions or other Buddhist schools.
In this poem, the speaker joins with the Biblical Eve to mourn the mortal body, its vulnerabilities, its provisionary life as nurturer.
Authentify accesses a series of third-parry databases, including Acxiom's InfoBase TeleSource, to complete a reverse lookup on the telephone number, and provides information regarding the provisionary characteristics and geographic location of a phone.