provide for sb

provide for sb
UK US provide for sb
Phrasal Verb with provide({{}}/prəʊˈvaɪd/ US  /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T]
to look after people who depend on you, for example by giving them food, clothes, or money: »

More and more people are battling with the rising costs of providing for a family.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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