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provide against (something)

To implement measures that prepare for, deal with, or prevent something that will or may happen in the future. I know you don't want to pay the extra costs, but having a life insurance policy is the only way to provide against financial troubles for your family should you die. We've included a clause that provides against the consumer using the product for illegitimate purposes.
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provide for (someone or something)

1. To supply or provide payment for the basic needs of someone or something. The hardest part of being unemployed was knowing that I couldn't provide for my family. The local council has promised to provide for low-income families in its upcoming budget.
2. To prepare for, deal with, or prevent something that will or may happen in the future. The more expensive insurance policy also provides for damage from natural disasters.
3. To supply as a stipulation (of a contract or agreement). You're lucky you're even given six weeks of maternity leave—many companies don't provide for any amount of time.
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provide (something) for (someone or something)

To give or supply something for the benefit or use of someone or something else. The company is one of the few that provides paid paternity leave for its employees. The city center doesn't provide nearly enough parking spaces for the amount of cars that travel in each day, so finding a free spot can be a nightmare.
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provide (one) with (something)

To give or supply one with something for their use or benefit. The company is one of the few that provides its employees with paid paternity leave. I provided you with plenty of chances to prove your abilities, but you keep letting me down.
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provide (something) under (something else)

To supply, make available, or prepare something as required or agreed upon in some thing, such as a contract or ruling. We agree to provide our services pro bono for six months under the terms of the court order. You're supposed to provide paid sick leave under the new federal regulation.
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Standalone Financial Planning--With this model, the firm is in the business of providing financial planning and promotes itself as a PFP provider.
And, although we've provide value in the past, the value we are providing now and in the future will be done much more efficiently, just like everything else in our industry being done.
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The purpose of this article is to provide (1) a brief description of the educational accountability requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997; and (2) a framework for identifying and providing adaptations, accommodations, and program modifications to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities who may be experiencing difficulty achieving proficiency with the academic standards established by the states.
The SEC asked for comments on whether providing tax opinions to audit clients would impair an auditor's independence.
Naturally, the idea of using a similar web page approach in providing information for other DISAM instructional areas became apparent.
ii) Providing notice not later than when you establish a customer relationship would substantially delay the customer's transaction and the customer agrees to receive the notice at a later time.
Moreover, providing the CAU Web address at community meetings eliminates the need for preparing and copying the information for distribution.
There are many sites providing legislative tax information on the Web.
OhioLINK has its roots in an effort to control building costs by providing regional storage facilities and then expediting interlibrary borrowing using ready access to each library's catalog.
Pro-Set 600 software can save engineers development time by providing ladder-logic program for injection process control, clamp control, barrel-temperature control, and mold-temperature control, as well as alarming, SPC/SQC data collection, and other functions.
An IMD is defined as "a hospital, nursing facility, or other institution of more than sixteen beds, that is primarily engaged in providing diagnosis, treatment, or care of persons with mental diseases, including medical attention, nursing care, and related services.
The company's principal business was providing local telephone service.
These benefits include the ability to build industry standard flexible, scalable cost-effective ways of providing remote mirroring, fault tolerance and high availability using standard switches and components, and easier management of shared storage systems--all at a significantly lower administrative burden.