cutting corners was acceptable, provided that you could get away with it
(provision) a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision"
(provision) supply with provisions
(provision) planning: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
(provisions) commissariat: a stock or supply of foods
(Provision (accounting)) In financial accounting, provision is a word that creates an ambiguous account title. In U.S. GAAP, provision means an expense, while in IFRS, International Financial Reporting Standards, it means a liability. So, in the U.S. ...
(Provision (album)) Provision is the third album by the British new wave pop group Scritti Politti, release in June 1988.
(Provision (musical group)) Provision is an electronic musical group based in Houston, Texas. Provision was founded in November 2000 by Breye Kiser (aka Breye 7x - Formerly of U-N-I and Bamboo Crisis) and Leslie Hyman (aka Sonitis - Formerly of U-N-I and Wraith). ...
(Provisions (cruise ship)) Cruise ships consume vast amounts of food every day; as an example, the following is a list of supplies provisioned onboard the Celebrity cruise ship Constellation for an average 7 day cruise.
Only if (the stipulation that follows is true)
(provision) An item of goods or supplies obtained for future use; Money set aside for a future event; A liability or contra account to recognise likely future adverse events associated with current transactions; A clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc. ...
(Provision) A stipulation or qualification, especially a clause in a document or agreement: ‘the provisions of this constitution’; ‘the provision of services’.
(Provision) An amount set aside against profit to provide for either the reduction in value of an asset or for liabilities which can't be determined with any great degree of accuracy.
(PROVISION) Additional allowance for a cost or charge incurred but not paid for at the balance sheet date.
(Provision) A liability item in the balance sheet intended to cover losses or certain or specific charges, even if indeterminate in amount or time.
(Provision) A potential loss on an investment where it is expected that the underlying company may fail within the next 12 months.
(Provision) AFNIC directly supports enterprise initiatives to characterize, standardize and operationalize the AFNet. ...
(Provision) An amount charged to the profit and loss account in respect of expected losses
(Provision) An amount recorded in the accounts for an expected future liability. A charge taken into account when preparing the financial statements, which are for, benefits to be received in a period after the accounting date.
(Provision) An element of a bill that may be further subdivided into sub-provisions and sub-sub-provisions for clarity of the laws put forth and denoting each segment will receive some obligatory spending.
(Provision) An item on the balance sheet that falls under liabilities. A provision is "raised" when the company has an expense for which it has not yet received an invoice and therefore does not know the amount. ...
(Provision) Money put aside during one financial year on open orders in order to cover the payment of invoices originally foreseen in that financial year, but which may actually arriving in the following calendar year. ...
(Provision) Provisions are liabilities involving uncertainties in the amount or timing of payments. Provisions are recognised if there is a present obligation to transfer economic benefits, such as cash flows, as a result of past events and a reliable estimate can be made at the balance sheet date.
(Provision) The term has a number of varied meanings when used in telecommunications:
(Provision) This is an amount set aside in accounts for liabilities which are known about, but which cannot be measured accurately.