Please tell me about this question and give me an example for each one. Is it conjunction or not? Thanks

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  • Provided that is in a sense something that is already given. – user63241 Feb 2 '14 at 19:41

I would personally use "provided that" (in fact, I've always thought "providing that" was just wrong, but I've just checked Merriam Webster, and, apparently, both "provided" and "providing" are equally acceptable. So it's your call. :-)

  • I agree entirely. Whilst preferring 'provided' I accept 'providing' is possible. – WS2 Feb 2 '14 at 20:47
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    So the MW reference makes this general reference. – Edwin Ashworth Feb 2 '14 at 23:29