English version

provide against something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprovide against something phrasal verb formalPLANto make plans in order to deal with a bad situation that might happen Health insurance will provide against loss of income if you become ill. provide→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
provide against Another £3.6m was provided against loans to the trustees of the Employee Share Option Trust.Similar protection is provided against many other potentially dangerous organisms in the environment.So many banks prefer to provide against their loans and pray for recovery.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprovide against something phrasal verb [transitive] formal to make plans in order to deal with something that might happenHealth insurance can provide against loss of income through illness or accident. provide→ See Verb table
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Verb table
provide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyprovide
he, she, itprovides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyprovided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave provided
he, she, ithas provided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad provided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill provide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have provided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam providing
he, she, itis providing
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you, we, theyare providing
Past
I, he, she, itwas providing
you, we, theywere providing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been providing
he, she, ithas been providing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been providing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be providing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been providing
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