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Definitions of PROVIDENCE
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n. Act of providing or preparing for future use or application ;-foresight ; forecast ; timely care ; - prudence in expenditure ; wise economy ; frugality ;-especially, the care which God exercises over all his works ; divine superintendence ; ordering of events; supplying the wants of all living creatures, &c. ;-hence, God himself as the giver of all good and sovereign disposer of all events ; colloquially, any event or incident in the lives of individuals or communities regarded as a special interposition of God in their behalf.
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