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provide against something

to plan against something happening. Have you provided against the possible collapse of the agreement? We have not provided against financial disaster.
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provide against

v.
To take measures to deal with or prevent some unforeseen occurrence: Our homeowner's insurance provides against damage from flooding.
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concluded that it would be appropriate to provide against possible bad debts,
To the security of a free Constitution it contributes in various ways: by convincing those who are entrusted with the public administration, that every valuable end of government is best answered by the enlightened confidence of the people; and by teaching the people themselves to know, and to value their own rights; to discern and provide against invasions of them; to distinguish between oppression and the necessary exercise of lawful authority .
A method to estimate the amount of protection trees provide against ultraviolet-B radiation that may influence how communities are built and the incidence of skin cancer has been developed at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
Homer Laughlin China's Fiesta[R] settings have been found to improve the eating habits of Alzheimer's residents because of the contrast they provide against the food being served, which makes the resident more aware of the meal in front of them.
To provide against this, stringers 36 feet long were laid across and the bridge carried out a considerable distance on either side.
Other East Asian nations would do well to heed these lessons and to make realistic calculations now of how long it will take their banks to provide against ''bubble economy'' bad debt in an environment of low economic growth.
It would be well for the law, at least, to provide against such separations of families by the officers of the law.
Unreasonable accumulations are evidenced by loans to shareholders or using corporate funds for shareholders' personal benefit; loans having no reasonable relation to the business, especially if made to shareholders' relatives, friends or related corporations; investments that are unrelated to the corporation's business; or the retention of earnings to provide against unrealistic hazards.
E-Verify is a voluntary, online verification system that allows employers to confirm the eligibility of new hires by checking the personal information they provide against federal databases.
Summary: DUBAI - UAE banks that are owed money by two cash-strapped Saudi business groups have begun debt-restructuring talks with the borrowers and were awaiting advice from the UAE Central Bank about how much money to provide against potential losses, bankers said on Thursday.
We have set aside a special line of civvy suits of British manufacture for home wear for those anxious to provide against the enormous prices now prevailing in the old country.
The triple-'Af' rating reflects the extremely strong protection the fund's portfolio investments provide against losses from credit defaults.
To provide against the danger of erroneous accusation," one commentator said in 1861, "the law humanely presumes that every newborn child has been born dead, until the contrary appears from medical or other evidence.
The Japan Coast Guard and police jointly held a drill on Hakata Bay in Fukuoka Prefecture on Friday to provide against possibly disruptive protests at next month's meeting of top financial officials from the Group of Seven (G-7) countries.
In addition to a 10-bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter), the chip also includes inductive protection diodes--components that typically consume large amounts of board space and reduce system reliability, but are advantageous for their the protection they provide against voltage spikes.