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The Committee recognized what we at Reporters Without Borders believe, which is that safeguarding of free expression is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.

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This is a shame, since possessing the right sort of moral character is arguably a precondition for using rationality in beneficial ways.

Good national social contracts are a precondition to good international cooperation, otherwise you cannot sustain political support.

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They no longer feel the unfairness, the injustice, firsthand—and that has historically been a precondition to launching a claim.

Would-be LSA advertisers must submit to background and licensing checks to qualify for the Google Guarantee, a precondition for LSA participation.

Her release was a precondition to signing the EU Association Agreement.

But what I am saying is that for me, at least, feeling loved and wanted by somebody was a precondition to health.

He fell short of making this a precondition for talks, a requirement that had scuttled earlier attempts at negotiation.

This, gal pals across America might note, was a precondition before she agreed to pick up and move to Silicon Valley.

Willingness to refinance should have been a precondition of TARP aid back in 2008 and 2009.

The precondition of thought as of life is that nature be uniform, or ultimately that the world be rational.

Such trust is a precondition to the existence of a thriving, modern economy.

The value of the money is a precondition of the money-function.

The precondition of every true calling must be, not love for art, but love for mankind.

Even biologically, two individuals of the higher animal species are the precondition to a new individual existence.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to precondition, such as: arrangement, essential, necessity, prerequisite, provision, and qualification.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.