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  • n. Plural form of condition.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of condition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process
  • n. the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
  • n. the set of circumstances that affect someone's welfare


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  • • Djokovic beats Frenchman 7-6, 6-1, 6-2 in windy conditions• Serb into semi-finals after match in 'worst conditions so far'

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  • Certain conditions and preconditions can be equally precise -- we shall only speak French during our negotiations, each party shall have jars of jellybeans in arm's reach -- but where _conditions_ apply generally to all such negotiations, _preconditions_ are incorporated into the specific terms of that specific agreement.

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  • A change of conditions occurs which threatens the existence of the species, but the _two varieties_ are adapted to the changing conditions, and, if accumulated, will form two new _species adapted to the new conditions_.

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  • These conditions of temperature and pressure are known as the _standard conditions_, and when the volume of a gas is given it is understood that the measurement was made under these conditions, unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

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  • There must therefore be an intrinsic connection between the conditions and the structural adaptations of the organism, and, _since the conditions of life cannot be determined by the animal itself, the adaptations must be called forth by the conditions_.

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  • HIRE TERMS CHECKBOX: By ticking the box labelled "I have read and understand the terms and conditions*", on our CHECKOUT Page, all hirers are bound by our booking terms and conditions as shown below.

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  • Biking, under certain conditions, is or is perceived to be less safe than other methods of transit and women are more concerned about safety generally.

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  • You are going to have a hard time convincing your lender to agree to revise the term conditions, as you are already in financial trouble.

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  • Mr. Wen called for the creation of what he called conditions for people to criticize and supervise the government, but he gave no details.

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  • Performing well in all weather conditions is a clear sign that the grape is where it should be.



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