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precondition

noun pre·con·di·tion \ ˌprē-kən-ˈdi-shən \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

Examples of precondition in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of precondition

1825

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precondition

verb

Definition of precondition

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

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First Known Use of precondition

1904

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PRECONDITION Defined for English Language Learners

precondition

Definition of precondition for English Language Learners

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



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