con|di|tion|al

con|di|tion|al
con|di|tion|al «kuhn DIHSH uh nuhl», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. depending on something else; not absolute; limited. “You may go if the sun shines” is a conditional promise.
2. expressing or containing a condition. “If the sun shines” is a conditional clause. »

Conditional statements in the sales agreement limited the use of the land. Conditional renunciation is a different policy (Manchester Guardian).

–n.
Grammar. a mood or tense in some languages, such as Spanish and Portuguese, which expresses conditions.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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