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condition

noun (STATE)    /kənˈdɪʃ.ən/
B1 [S or U] the particular state that something or someone is in: Mum's still got our pram - it's very old, but it's in perfect condition. They left the flat in a terrible condition - there was mess everywhere. The hospital say her condition (= state of health) is improving slowly. He's in no condition (= he is too sick or too drunk) to drive home.Conditions and characteristics conditions [plural] B1 the physical situation that someone or something is in and affected by: weather conditions working conditions The prisoners were kept in the most appalling conditions. Under what conditions do plants grow best?Situations and circumstances B2 [C] any of different types of diseases: to suffer from a heart/skin condition a medical conditionDisease and illness - general words out of condition not healthy enough for hard physical exercise, as a result of not taking part in sport or other physical activitiesNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
(Definition of condition noun (STATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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