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provisional

(less commonly), provisionary
a postage stamp surcharged during an emergency to alter the stamp's denomination or significance until a new or regular issue is printed

Provisional

of, designating, or relating to the unofficial factions of the IRA and Sinn Féin that became increasingly dominant following a split in 1969. The Provisional movement remained committed to a policy of terrorism until its ceasefires of the mid-1990s
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And this means that Rawls places far greater confidence in his own principles (and far less in others) than his identification of them as provisionary would seem to suggest.
A closer look at the process that led to the approval of these provisionary measures sheds light on the time and effort involved in the production of a bill within the government.
The provisionary male clothing that the Chinese woman puts on for the journey becomes undetachable garments.
The first limitation is straightforward: our provisionary evidence indicates that the representation of the guilty among plea bargainers in death-penalty cases might not exceed their proportion among death-penalty defendants.
May - 6- 2012 Al-Shark Al-Awsat: (The Middle East) Funerals and explosions in Damascus/ Rebels of the Syrian interior form new provisionary Parliament .
* All the infrastructures including economic, provisionary laws and bi-laws are established and permanantly dependent upon state and most of the citizens are not even awared of the laws they are being governed with.
Bhatia (1993:115) refers to the interaction between the main provisionary clause and the various kinds of qualifications that are inserted at various syntactic openings and that are the cause of the syntactic discontinuities so characteristic of legislative provisions.
The flaw is occasional odd use of English, including words such as 'provisionary', suggesting that editing of the manuscript by a native English-speaker might have been useful.
As ever, the weather will dictate the pace and all dates have to be considered provisionary at this stage with the sub-zero temperatures set to continue for days to come.
One such correction our federal government is fervently grappling to attain is within the health provisionary system.
The provisionary and instrumental nature of the countermeasures established in Article 22 of the DSU and explicated in paragraph 8 of the same Article establishes that:
While the DPJ has long insisted that infrastructure investment spending be curtailed, the LDP's old guards have expended efforts to protect the semipermanent "provisionary" tax rates to finance the road budget.