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precondition

noun [C] uk   /ˌpriː.kənˈdɪʃ.ən/ us  
something that must happen or be true before it is possible for something else to happen: A halt to the fighting is a precondition for negotiations.
Translations of “precondition”
in Chinese (Traditional) 前提,先決條件…
in Russian предварительное условие…
in Turkish ön koşul, ilk şart, gerekli koşul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 前提,先决条件…
in Polish warunek wstępny…
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