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Definitive and Provisional
I recall hearing that some teachings are provisional and some definitive, but I cannot recall the meaning. I'd say that a definitive teaching is how things are, but a provisional is how they are from a perspective?
Provisional teachings would be subject to change and could vary from perspective to perspective like what "enlightenment" is while definitive teachings would be the fundamentals like the 4NTs.
So I think you got it.
Hope this helps …
all teachings are from a perspective, that is provisional or tempered.
the definitive is closer to the unstated Absolute.