be conditioned on/upon


used to say that something will happen only if something else also happens
Payment is conditioned on/upon completion of the project.

Examples of be conditioned on/upon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This aid, just like aid going to any other country, should be conditioned on Ukraine upholding humanitarian and international law. Baltimore Sun Media, Baltimore Sun, 11 Apr. 2024 In any event, persuading the crown prince to enter a normalization deal would require Washington to offer a binding security guarantee, which presumably would be conditioned on an array of concessions by Riyadh that MBS seems unlikely to make. Steven Simon, Foreign Affairs, 9 Apr. 2024 And as of 2015, school enrollment is mandatory and can’t be conditioned on documentation, nationality, or migratory status. Caterina Morbiato, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 Aug. 2023 At the core of the dispute is the question of whether the lucrative hydrogen subsidies should be conditioned on the fuel being produced entirely with renewable power, confirmed by hourly tracking of the electrons flowing from the grid to the projects. Evan Halper, Washington Post, 3 Mar. 2023 All this would be conditioned on Israel agreeing to a political process with the long-term goal of a two-state solution, with the backing of Arab governments friendly with the United States and opposed to Iran and its partners and proxies. Ehud Barak, Foreign Affairs, 1 Mar. 2024 Jahnz insisted that the return of American tourists to EU nations will be conditioned on the epidemiological situation in both the U.S. and within the bloc., 26 Apr. 2021 But aid to Israel should not be conditioned on Israel’s behavior in the West Bank or human-rights concerns specifically? Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 22 Nov. 2023 Of course panmixia has to be conditioned on the fact that the vast majority of Han Chinese are stilling reproducing with other Han Chinese, and so forth. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 8 Apr. 2011

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