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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·vi·sion /prəˈvɪʒən/
 預備,準備,糧食,食物,供應,規定(vt.)供給…食物及必需品

From: Network Terminology

 provision
 儲備 規定

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·vi·sion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Provisioned p. pr. & vb. n. Provisioning.] To supply with food; to victual; as, to provision a garrison.
    They were provisioned for a journey.   --Palfrey.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·vi·sion n.
 1. The act of providing, or making previous preparation.
 2. That which is provided or prepared; that which is brought together or arranged in advance; measures taken beforehand; preparation.
    Making provision for the relief of strangers.   --Bacon.
 3. Especially, a stock of food; any kind of eatables collected or stored; -- often in the plural.
 And of provisions laid in large,
 For man and beast.   --Milton.
 4. That which is stipulated in advance; a condition; a previous agreement; a proviso; as, the provisions of a contract; the statute has many provisions.
 5. R. C. Ch. A canonical term for regular induction into a benefice, comprehending nomination, collation, and installation.
 6. Eng. Hist. A nomination by the pope to a benefice before it became vacant, depriving the patron of his right of presentation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 provision
      n 1: a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one
           provision" [syn: proviso]
      2: the activity of supplying or providing something [syn: supply,
          supplying]
      3: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in
         the event of something happening; "his planning for
         retirement was hindered by several uncertainties" [syn: planning,
          preparation]
      4: a store or supply of something (especially of food or
         clothing or arms)
      v : supply with provisions [syn: purvey]