from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not supplied, furnished, or equipped.

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  • adj. Not provided

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not provided; unfurnished; unsupplied: with with, formerly of: as, unprovided with money.
  • Having made no preparation; not suitably prepared; unprepared.
  • Unforeseen.


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  • Even with this concession, however, there would be seven millions at the expiration of the second term unprovided for.

    An Essay on the Principle of Population

  • Thus, by the close of the current session, the courses of the first and second terms will have been completed — leaving the courses of the third term unprovided for, and impossible of completion during the present regular session.

    The University of Virginia Record

  • He was totally unprovided with slates, and with half his quantity of Books.

    Letter 324

  • “Colonel Washington,” orders announced, “is a good deal surprized to find that some officers are yet unprovided; and declares, that if they do not immediately procure them, or such thereof as can be had; it will be looked upon as disobedience of orders.”

    George Washington’s First War

  • It portrays two children in rags, on the outskirts of a prosperous village: cast out and unprovided-for, the blind girl and her sister wander the British countryside, playing music for pennies.

    Victorian art, the sentimental poor – and Cameron's Britain

  • If we set an artificially high minimum price on all services, some low-skilled services will go unprovided.

    The Symbolic Value of Abolishing the Minimum Wage, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Formerly herself a teacher, she felt strong sympathy for Jewish women teachers who were unemployed or unprovided for in old age.

    Henriette May.

  • God will not chastise him in His justice, he shall not perish by an unprovided death; if he be just he shall remain in the grace of God, and become worthy of eternal life.

    Archive 2009-06-28

  • Bless and protect every member of our family, preserve us from sin, from sudden and unprovided death, and from all other evils and accidents, in the Name of through the merits of the most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

    Prayer to the Blessed Mother for Protection of Ourselves and Our Home

  • We need to intensify our prayers that we do not have an "unprovided death" -- a precipitous departure without spiritual and sacramental preparation.

    Euthanasia in Britain today


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