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English definition of “conditional”

conditional

adjective
 
 
/kənˈdɪʃənəl/
OFFER If an offer or agreement is conditional, it will only happen if something else is done first: Their fee is conditional on the work being completed by January. → Opposite unconditionalBeing based on or depending on something
GRAMMAR A conditional sentence usually begins with 'if' and says that something must be true or happen before something else can be true or happen.Grammatical termsLinguistic terms and linguistic style
(Definition of conditional from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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