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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
                      • Fuzzy sets are used when the causal conditions and outcomes are multichotomies, namely, they vary by level of degree [29 ].
                      • We also modified Character 25 from a binary to a multistate character by adding the primitive condition of lacking a distinct postorbital horncore.
                      • 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 ].
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • 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.
                      • 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.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • The question also remains of where the bacterium survives in interepizootic periods (or indeed, through gerbil population crashes), which may itself be controlled by abiotic environmental conditions.
                      • They had to close the mine down as it was in a dangerous condition.
                      • The entomological studies conducted in the area revealed high BI and CI and favourable mosquitogenic 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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