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prōvīsĭo , ōnis, f. provideo.
I. A foreseeing, foreknowing: “provisio animi,Cic. Tusc. 3, 14, 30.—
II. Foresight, providence: “genus longā animi provisione fugiendum,Cic. Or. 56, 189.—
III. Forethought, precaution for a thing: “posteri temporis,Cic. Part. 20, 69: annonaria, i. e. a providing with provisions, purveying, Treb. XXX. Tyrann. 18.—
2. Hindrance, prevention of a thing: “horum incommodorum una cautio est atque una provisio, ut, etc.,Cic. Lael. 21, 78.
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