provvedere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōvidēre, present active infinitive of prōvideō.

Verb[edit]

provvedere

  1. (transitive) to provide, to supply, to furnish
    Synonyms: fornire, dotare
  2. (transitive) to arrange, to prepare
    Synonyms: disporre, preparare
  3. (intransitive) to provide
  4. (intransitive) to look after, to take care
    Synonyms: prendersi cura
  5. (intransitive) to take a decision, to act
    Synonyms: agire, rimediare
  6. (intransitive) to arrange for
    Synonyms: procurare

Usage notes[edit]

The intransitive sense “to provide” requires the past participle provveduto; other senses can use either provveduto or provvisto.

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Noun[edit]

provvedere m (plural provvederi)

  1. provision; the act of providing something
    Synonyms: provvisione (rare)