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EN[kənˈdɪʃən] [kʌnˈdɪʃən] [-ɪʃən]
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    Definition of condition in English Dictionary

  • NounPLconditionsPREcon-SUF-tion
    1. A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
      1. A requirement, term, or requisite.
        1. Environmental protection is a condition for sustainability‎.   What other planets might have the right conditions for life?   The union had a dispute over sick time and other conditions of employment. ‎
      2. (law) A clause in a contract or agreement indicating that a certain contingency may modify the principal obligation in some way.
        1. The health status of a medical patient.
          1. My aunt couldn't walk up the stairs in her condition. ‎
        2. The state or quality.
          1. Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.
        3. A particular state of being.
          1. Hypnosis is a peculiar condition of the nervous system.   Steps were taken to ameliorate the condition of slavery.   Security is defined as the condition of not being threatened.   Aging is a condition over which we are powerless. ‎
        4. OBS The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank.
          1. A man of his condition has no place to make request.
      3. VerbSGconditionsPRconditioningPT, PPconditioned
        1. To subject to the process of acclimation.
          1. I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
        2. To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
          1. They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
        3. VT To place conditions or limitations upon.
          1. To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
            1. VT To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.
              1. VT To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
                1. VT To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).
                  1. (US, colleges) VT To put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college.
                    1. to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study
                  2. To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.
                  3. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • Be sure to read the terms and conditions before signing. ‎
                      • Female spiders of one agribiont genus, Pardosa (Lycosidae), which are hunting spiders, were found to be in better condition in landscapes dominated by arable crops [62 ].
                      • He was bitten by a snake, but a second woman cured him, on condition that she could also be his wife.
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • Conditions were horrendous aboard most British naval vessels at the time. Scurvy and other diseases ran rampant, killing more seamen each year than all other causes combined, including combat.
                      • Conditions are derived under which the formation maintains stability and the desired intercar spacing for each of these traffic events.
                      • Conditions such as those are known collectively as single suture synostosis.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • This text explains in layperson's terms how supernutrition, magnetic therapy and other cutting edge therapies can offer hope to those suffering from so-called untreatable conditions.
                      • Young (20–25 day old) mice were anesthetized with isoflurane and craniotomized under aseptic conditions.
                      • Time-span and prolongational reductions depend on stability conditions.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Transitive verbs
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                      Grammatically, this word "condition" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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