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Providence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion & thought
ProvidenceProv‧i‧dence, providence /ˈprɒvɪdəns $ ˈprɑː-/ noun [uncountable] literary 🔊 🔊 Ra force which is believed by some people to control what happens in our lives and to protect usfate 🔊 divine providence
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ProvidenceWhen Bud fires up the cast-iron Providence wood stove, a faint recollection of chickens emanates from the floor.Or for not moving Providence closer to Hanover, so I could get home earlier.He has no chance to catch Eric Murdock of Providence, who had 376.And pity the team that underestimates rebounding terror Michael Smith of Providence.I awaken each morning and thank Providence for my good fortune in doing work I love.Her routine has been updated this year from the Providence nationals.You know Steve president of the Providence Company.
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