Proviso

Definition of Proviso

Pro`vi´so
n.1.An article or clause in any statute, agreement, contract, grant, or other writing, by which a condition is introduced, usually beginning with the word provided; a conditional stipulation that affects an agreement, contract, law, grant, or the like; as, the contract was impaired by its proviso.
He doth deny his prisoners,
But with proviso and exception.
- Shak.

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