Definition of Provisionals

1. Proper noun. The informal name for the '''Provisional''' Irish Republican Army. ¹



2. Proper noun. (plural of Provisional) ¹

3. Noun. (plural of provisional) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Provisionals

1. provisional [n] - See also: provisional

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Provisionals

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proving
proving ground
provings
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proviolent
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proviruses
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provisional job
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provisionals (current term)
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provisorships

Literary usage of Provisionals

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1. What Philately Teaches: A Lecture Delivered Before the Section on Philately by John Nicholas Luff (1899)
"In the mean time the 20 cash stamps had arrived and, not needing provisionals of that value, he restored them to their original value by the second ..."

2. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"Coupled with the provisionals' proclamation of the "long way" and the use of cells, the second line of reorganization in 1977 was the creation of an "open" ..."

3. The Philatelist: An Illustrated Magazine for Stamp Collectors (1876)
"The regular series which succeeded the now somewhat rare provisionals does not ... The British Guiana provisionals are considered genuine, only when the ..."

4. The Connoisseur (1901)
"THE war in South Africa has provided the postage stamp collector with a plentiful crop of war provisionals of an exceptionally interesting character. ..."

5. Report of the Special Joint Committee on Taxation and Retrenchment by New York (State). Special Joint Committee on Taxation and Retrenchment (1920)
"In other words, provisionals were found in 81 per cent of the examinations. It is perhaps to be expected that 165 or 63 per cent of the provisionals ..."

6. The Bibliophile (1908)
"Fresh provisionals and overprinted stamps are constantly needed by this little Republic—provisionals no doubt owing to miscalculations as to quantities ..."

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