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Proviso

proviso n

pl: -sos or: -soes
[Medieval Latin proviso quod provided that]
1 : an article or clause (as in a statute or contract) that introduces a condition
2 : a conditional stipulation


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.