- enPR: kəndĭ'shən, kŭndĭ'shən, IPA: /kənˈdɪʃən/, /kʌnˈdɪʃən/, X-SAMPA: /k@n"dIS@n/, /kVn"dIS@n/
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- Rhymes: -ɪʃən
condition (plural conditions)
- A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
- A requirement, term, or requisite.
- 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.
- The health status of a medical patient.
- My aunt couldn't walk up the stairs in her condition.
- The state or quality.
- National reports on the condition of public education are dismal.
- The condition of man can be classified as civilized or uncivilized.
- A particular state of being.
- 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.
- (obsolete) The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank.
- A man of his condition has no place to make request.
- For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.
- (the health or state of something): fettle
Terms derived from condition (noun)
logical clause or phrase
health status of a patient
state of an object
- To subject to the process of acclimation.
- I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
- To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
- They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
- (transitive) To place conditions or limitations upon.
- Seas, that daily gain upon the shore, / Have ebb and flow conditioning their march.
- To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
- (transitive) To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.
- (transitive) To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
- Sir Walter Raleigh
- It was conditioned between Saturn and Titan, that Saturn should put to death all his male children.
- Sir Walter Raleigh
- (transitive) To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).
- (Can we find and add a quotation of McElrath to this entry?)
- (US, colleges, transitive) 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.
- to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study
to undergo the process of acclimation
to subject to different conditions
to shape the behaviour of someone to do something
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condition f (plural conditions)
- term, condition
- condition, state
- en bonne condition - In good condition
- social status, walk of life
- Le couple se contentait de soirées entre amis de conditions diverses. — The couple was content with partying with friends from all walks of life.
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