on (the) condition that


: only if
She spoke on the condition that she not be identified.
He taught me the trick on condition that I never tell anyone else how to do it.

Examples of on (the) condition that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Al, a Center T activist who spoke on the condition that their last name not be used to protect their safety, runs an underground support center in St. Petersburg for trans people, with tea and coffee in the neat, sunny kitchen. Robyn Dixon, Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2023 Her grandmother, Rosemary Cosby, built a huge fortune and willed it all to Mary—on the condition that Mary marry her husband, Robert (a.k.a. Sarah Felbin, Women's Health, 5 Sep. 2023 The Ukrainians allowed a team from The New York Times to visit marines fighting on the road to Mariupol on multiple occasions over two weeks in August, on the condition that the journalists not reveal precise locations, soldiers’ full names and ranks, and certain operational details. Marc Santora Tyler Hicks, New York Times, 2 Sep. 2023 The officials spoke on the condition that their names not be used. Erika Edwards, NBC News, 25 Aug. 2023 La Habra City Council members approved the development in April 1979 on the condition that Hendrix’s design be approved by the city’s chief building inspector and the county flood control district. Gabriel San Román, Los Angeles Times, 15 Aug. 2023 The Chamber endorsed Issue 1 on the condition that it not get tied into associated social issues, Stivers said, and the mailer, besides misappropriating its logo, violated that pledge. cleveland, 10 Aug. 2023 In their case, the family of a 52-year-old man with hypertension and stage 2 chronic kidney disease agreed to participate in the research on the condition that his name not be made public. Karen Weintraub, USA TODAY, 16 Aug. 2023 But some Mütter residents were not unclaimed: The Kentucky Giant was sketchily acquired in 1877, on the condition that the museum not ask any questions about his origins. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, 27 July 2023 See More

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“On (the) condition that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20%28the%29%20condition%20that. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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