condition noun (STATE)
conditions [ plural ]
weather conditions 天气条件
Working conditions here are primitive.
a medical condition 内科疾病
out of condition
- There has been no detectable change in the patient's condition.
- The inside of the house is in good condition, but externally it's in need of repair.
- The car is five years old but is in almost perfect condition.
- The hospital said she was in a stable condition following the operation.
- Relations between the two countries have been very bad for some time.
condition noun (AGREED LIMIT)
We're not in a position to make/set any conditions - we'll have to accept what they offer us. 我们没有资格提任何条件——我们只能接受他们提供的一切。
on (the) condition that
- They will only agree to sign the contract if certain conditions are met.
- We had to grit our teeth and agree with their conditions because we wanted the contract.
- They had to agree to certain conditions as a prerequisite of being lent the money.
- They agreed to raise the trade embargo if three conditions were met.
- He set several conditions before agreeing to take the part.
conditionverb [ T ]uk /kənˈdɪʃ.ən/ us /kənˈdɪʃ.ən/
condition verb [ T ] (TRAIN)
[ + to infinitive ] Pavlov conditioned dogs to salivate at the sound of a bell. 巴甫洛夫通过训练使狗一听到铃声就流口水。