provide against

provide against
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "provide against":
present tense I/you/we/they provide against he/she/it provides against present participle providing against past tense provided against past participle provided against formal
provide against something to make arrangements to prevent or deal with something bad that may happen

There are some circumstances that human care can't provide against.


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