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  • noun Plural form of if.

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Examples

  • I often fear that even if the US has a political change of heart and starts working to deal with the problem, and even if it can convince China to go along -- both very big "ifs" -- we may already have affected the climate so much that there will still be untold destruction and suffering in our lifetimes and in generations to come.

    Archive 2006-08-20

  • I often fear that even if the US has a political change of heart and starts working to deal with the problem, and even if it can convince China to go along -- both very big "ifs" -- we may already have affected the climate so much that there will still be untold destruction and suffering in our lifetimes and in generations to come.

    Fiddling while Rome burns -- or New Orleans washes away

  • Jim says: I don´t know for sure but it probably depends on a number of "ifs" -- like your status, purpose of the merchandise and trailers, etc.

    Need permit(s) and procedure info for my lot

  • It seemed to me, furthermore, that there was no end to such "ifs" -- patriotic or otherwise.

    Alone

  • That is three "ifs" - and nothing sells in boxing like uncertainty.

    Doghouse Boxing News

  • In the longer term, if Turkey can move beyond Kemalism, avoid the traps of political Islamism, and evolve into a liberal democracy - admittedly a series of big "ifs" - Israel might too one day become a post-Zionist polity that would be more welcoming to its Palestinian members.

    openDemocracy

  • That is three "ifs" - and nothing sells in boxing like uncertainty.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • In the longer term, if Turkey can move beyond Kemalism, avoid the traps of political Islamism, and evolve into a liberal democracy - admittedly a series of big "ifs" - Israel might too one day become a post-Zionist polity that would be more welcoming to its Palestinian members.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

  • His conclusion: The real negotiation underway - the one not conditioned on "ifs" - is taking place, as we speak, between Hamas and Israel, however much the parties deny it.

    JTA - Recent News

  • His conclusion: The real negotiation underway - the one not conditioned on "ifs" - is taking place, as we speak, between Hamas and Israel, however much the parties deny it.

    JTA - Recent News

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