from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A state of being subject to conditions.
- n. A condition applied to the access of a government to credit facilities and other international financial assistance, especially from the IMF and the World Bank.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being conditional, or limited; limitation by certain terms.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being conditional or limited; limitation by certain terms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being conditional
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And yet, we must always be aware of underlying political tensions and sensitivities-where conditionality is construed as interference.
Romanian and Bulgarian membership comes after a decade of "conditionality" -- whereby Brussels has compelled the two countries to implement tens of thousands of pages of EU law (the acquis, in Euro-jargon) and to improve domestic administration and adjudication, as well as fight crime and corruption.
The buzz phrase of the new system will be "conditionality" - the idea of working for benefits under a contract with the state.
As a result he never got a full argument for a third way between mild reform and nationalization that is sometimes called conditionality: using the government’s leverage over banks receiving bailouts.
MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: Well, the President continues to support the thrust of this legislation, continues to support the idea of conditionality and will continue to demand progress from China on human rights and other issues before he approves MFN.
IMF funding vehicles, there would have to be full IMF "conditionality" - the tough terms debtor countries have to meet in return for loans - and Britain's partners in the G20 group of developed and developing nations must participate.
The buzz phrase of the new system will be "conditionality" – the idea of working for benefits under a contract with the state.
And no, this isn't your 1990's "Washington consensus" lending, with the kind of conditionality that the left loves to hate.
This "conditionality" suited many of the New Harper Conservatives.
The bank, never very tough on "conditionality" (making countries demonstrate good policies in return for funding), has become less so.