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English definition of “conditional”

conditional

adjective, noun [S] (VERB FORM)    /kənˈdɪʃ.ən.əl/ specialized
(a form of a verb) expressing the idea that one thing depends on another thing: In English, the conditional is expressed by 'would'.Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
(Definition of conditional adjectivenoun (VERB FORM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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