condition noun (STATE)
conditions [ plural ]
- Her performance under such stressful conditions was commendable.
- Under the existing conditions many children are going hungry.
- The accident was caused by people driving too fast in bad conditions.
- Thick fog has made driving conditions dangerous.
- He did a lot to improve conditions for factory workers.
weather conditions 天氣條件
Working conditions here are primitive.
a medical condition 內科疾病
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. 我們沒有資格提出任何條件——我們只能接受他們提供的一切。
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. 巴甫洛夫透過訓練使狗一聽到鈴聲就流口水。