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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishproviderpro‧vid‧er /prəˈvaɪdə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 a company or person that provides a service an Internet service provider2 GIVEPAY FORsomeone who supports a family A widow, she is the sole provider (=the only one) for her family.
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providerIt helped her not to dwell on negatives and improved her role as a provider.Negotiations between particular TECs and providers must be a matter for those TECs and providers.day-care providersThis often happens when independent organizations seek to make sense of different providers offering the same service.schools, colleges and other education providersa leading provider of personal financial servicesCrompton offers several different case studies where charges of unfair competition are made by the commercial sector provider against the government agency.The company is now one of the regions main Internet service providers.What more would local leaders and social service providers like to see done to reduce the ominous numbers?Currently highways authorities and main services providers are allowed to cause chaos by digging up roads whenever and wherever they wish.But critics say that small providers are often overcome by their own success.
From Longman Business Dictionaryproviderpro‧vid‧er /prəˈvaɪdə-ər/ noun [countable]1COMMERCEan organization that provides goods or servicesa provider of engineering and design serviceshospitals, nursing homes and other health-care providersthe long-distancetelephone services provider Internet Service Provider2an adult who supports their family with his or her incomeA widow, she is the sole provider (=the only one) for her family.
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