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phrasal verb [transitive] formal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyprovide against
he/she/itprovides against
present participleproviding against
past tenseprovided against
past participleprovided against
  1. provide against something to make arrangements to prevent or deal with something bad that may happen

    There are some circumstances that human care can’t provide against.

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