1. adjective
vorläufig; provisorisch

provisional arrangement — Provisorium, das

2. noun in pl.

the Provisionals — die provisorische IRA

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adjective (temporary; appointed, arranged etc only for the present time: a provisional government.) provisorisch
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[prə(ʊ)ˈvɪʒənəl, AM prəˈ-]
I. adj
1. (temporary) vorläufig
\provisional government Übergangsregierung f
\provisional solution provisorische Lösung
2. BRIT (of the IRA)
P\provisional inoffizieller Flügel der IRA
P\provisional Mitglied nt der provisorischen IRA
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1. adj
provisorisch; measures, solution also, offer, acceptance, decision, legislation vorläufig

provisional driving licence (Brit) — vorläufige Fahrerlaubnis für Fahrschüler

to be in provisional 4th place (Sport etc) — vorläufig auf dem vierten Platz liegen

the provisional IRA — die provisorische irisch-republikanische Armee

2. n (Ir POL)

the Provisionals — Mitglieder der provisorischen irisch-republikanischen Armee

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provisional [prəˈvıʒənl]
A adj provisorisch, vorläufig, einstweilig, behelfsmäßig, Behelfs…:
provisional agreement vorläufige oder einstweilige Anordnung, Provisorium n;
provisional law Übergangsgesetz n;
provisional licence Br offizielle Fahrerlaubnis vor dem Erwerb des Führerscheins;
provisional patent vorläufiges Patent;
be in provisional 4th place SPORT vorläufig auf dem 4. Platz liegen;
provisional receipt Interimsquittung f;
provisional regulations Übergangsbestimmungen;
provisional result SPORT vorläufiges oder inoffizielles Endergebnis;
provisional solution Übergangslösung f
B s
1. Provisorium n (Briefmarke)
2. Provisional POL Ir Mitglied n der provisorischen irisch-republikanischen Armee
prov. abk
1. province
2. provincial
3. provisional vorl.
4. provost
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1. adjective
vorläufig; provisorisch

provisional arrangement — Provisorium, das

2. noun in pl.

the Provisionals — die provisorische IRA

* * *
provisorisch adj.
vorläufig adj.

English-german dictionary. 2013.


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