on the understanding that

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Definition of on the understanding that

used to say that something is done, accepted, etc., because one has been told that something else will happen or is true She agreed to do the work on the understanding that she would be paid now.

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“On the understanding that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20understanding%20that. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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