the conditional

noun

Definition of the conditional

grammar
: the mood or form that is used to say that something is true or happens only if something else is true or happens The conditional is often marked by the word "if."

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“The conditional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20conditional. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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