Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
The word 'provided', can be used as a conjunction, meaning, on the condition or with the understanding of. The verb to provide can mean to make available or to equip or supply someone. You can also use provide to talk about the result of something, for example, 'The research will provide evidence that the medication is effective'. To provide can also mean to make arrangements or preparations for something, for example, 'We provide for all types of dietary restrictions'. To provide for someone means to support someone financially, for example, 'She is a single mother providing for three children'. In legal contexts, 'to provide' can mean to allow or stipulate.