conditional

[ kuhn-dish-uh-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF conditional
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You might have helped me to a phrase—A conditional kind of liking!

So that this is but conditional liking still, you'll say: nor, I hope, is it more.

Makes a conditional appointment with him for the next night, in the garden.

Conditional immorality they're calling it—the singlerest thing I know.

I should give a conditional acceptance, and treat for a reduction of the amount.'

No half and half measures—no promises—no conditional engagements—can help us—help her.

Something about the conditional setup seemed to give me an idea.

In favor of A, the contract is conditional on B's keeping his agreement to employ him.

These two everlasting Covenants are conditional, and in the future.

It was not intended that the ratification should be conditional.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., condicionel, from Old French condicionel (Modern French conditionnel), from Latin conditionalis, from condicionem (see condition (n.)). Related: Conditionally.

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