precondition


1pre·con·di·tion

noun \-kən-ˈdi-shən\

: something that must exist or happen before something else can exist or happen

Full Definition of PRECONDITION

Examples of PRECONDITION

  1. They insist on a guarantee as a precondition of the deal.

First Known Use of PRECONDITION

1825

2precondition

verb

Definition of PRECONDITION

transitive verb
:  to put in a proper or desired condition or frame of mind especially in preparation

First Known Use of PRECONDITION

1922

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