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If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom, pride, and conditional love, things may look good for a while, but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit.
Charles Stanley

Meaning of "conditional" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONDITIONAL

conditional  [kənˈdɪʃənəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONDITIONAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Conditional can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONDITIONAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Conditional

Conditional may refer to: ▪ Causal conditional, if X then Y, where X is a cause of Y ▪ Conditional probability, the probability of an event A given that another event B has occurred ▪ Conditional proof, in logic: a proof that asserts a conditional, and proves that the antecedent leads to the consequent ▪ Strict conditional, as used in philosophy, logic, and mathematics ▪ Material conditional, in propositional calculus, or logical calculus in mathematics ▪ Relevance conditional, in relevance logic ▪ Conditional, a statement or expression in computer programming languages ▪ A conditional expression in computer programming languages such as ?: ▪ Conditions in a contract In grammar and linguistics: ▪ Conditional mood, a verb form in many languages ▪ Conditional sentence, a sentence type used to refer to hypothetical situations and their consequences ▪ Indicative conditional, a conditional sentence expressing "if A then B" in a natural language ▪ Counterfactual conditional, a conditional sentence indicating what would be the case if its antecedent were true...

Definition of conditional in the English dictionary

The first definition of conditional in the dictionary is depending on other factors; not certain. Other definition of conditional is expressing a condition on which something else is contingent: "If he comes" is a conditional clause in the sentence " If he comes I shall go". Conditional is also true for only certain values of the variable: x² –1 = x + 1 is a conditional equation, only true for x = 2 or –1.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONDITIONAL


additional
əˈdɪʃənəl
antitraditional
ˌæntɪtrəˈdɪʃənəl
biconditional
ˌbaɪkənˈdɪʃənəl
computational
ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃənəl
educational
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl
informational
ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃənəl
inspirational
ˌɪnspɪˈreɪʃənəl
motivational
ˌməʊtɪˈveɪʃənəl
nontraditional
ˌnɒntrəˈdɪʃənəl
nutritional
njuːˈtrɪʃənəl
occupational
ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃənəl
operational
ˌɒpəˈreɪʃənəl
organizational
ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃənəl
recreational
ˌrɛkrɪˈeɪʃənəl
superadditional
ˌsuːpərəˈdɪʃənəl
traditional
trəˈdɪʃənəl
transitional
trænˈzɪʃənəl
unconditional
ˌʌnkənˈdɪʃənəl
untraditional
ˌʌntrəˈdɪʃənəl
vocational
vəʊˈkeɪʃənəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONDITIONAL

condition
condition code register
condition codes
conditionable
conditional access
conditional discharge
conditional probability
conditional sale agreement
conditionalisation
conditionality
conditionalization
conditionally
conditionate
conditioned
conditioned reflex
conditioned response
conditioned stimulus
conditioned suppression
conditioner
conditioning

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONDITIONAL

congressional
constitutional
conventional
dimensional
emotional
exceptional
fictional
functional
institutional
instructional
international
national
occasional
optional
personal
professional
promotional
rational
regional
the National
the Second International

Synonyms and antonyms of conditional in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONDITIONAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «conditional» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of conditional

Translation of «conditional» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONDITIONAL

Find out the translation of conditional to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of conditional from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «conditional» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有条件的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

condicional
570 millions of speakers

English

conditional
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सशर्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَشْرُوط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обусловленный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

condicional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শর্তাধীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

conditionnel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersyarat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vorbehaltlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

条件付きの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조건부의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kondisional
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có điều kiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிபந்தனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सशर्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şartlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

condizionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

warunkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

умовний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

condiționat de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξαρτώμενος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorwaardelike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

villkorlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avhengig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of conditional

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONDITIONAL»

The term «conditional» is very widely used and occupies the 18.835 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONDITIONAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about conditional

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONDITIONAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word conditional.
1
Wendell Berry
There are no sacred and unsacred places; there are only sacred and desecrated places. My belief is that the world and our life in it are conditional gifts.
2
Greg Boyle
Gangs are bastions of conditional love, and one of the ways to counteract it is to offer community, which will always trump gang, and that's what happens at Homeboy Industries.
3
Octavia Butler
The thing about science fiction is that it's totally wide open. But it's wide open in a conditional way.
4
Warren Christopher
We've had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being gone.
5
Albert Ellis
Self-esteem is the greatest sickness known to man or woman because it's conditional.
6
John D. MacDonald
Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will.
7
Mark McKinnon
America's commitment to religious freedom and tolerance should not be conditional.
8
Kenneth Oppel
The more I worked on 'Half Brother,' the more it seemed to me the story was really about love in all its possible forms - how and why we decide to bestow it, or withdraw it; how we decide what is more worthy of being loved, and what is less. We are masters of conditional love.
9
Francis Spufford
I think I have made allowances for the kind of despair which would test my faith, but you cannot know in advance what disaster to those you love would be too much to bear faithfully, and like everyone's, my faith is weakly conditional in some ways. I hope, I pray not to lose it. My fingers are crossed. Also my heart.
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Charles Stanley
If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom, pride, and conditional love, things may look good for a while, but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONDITIONAL»

Discover the use of conditional in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to conditional and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Conditional Cash Transfers: Reducing Present and Future Poverty
This book provides an assessment, based on thorough research, of CCT programs as an instrument of social policy.
Ariel Fiszbein, Norbert Rüdiger Schady, Francisco H. G. Ferreira, 2009
2
Introduction to Mediation, Moderation, and Conditional ...
This engaging book explains the fundamentals of mediation and moderation analysis and their integration as "conditional process analysis.
Andrew F. Hayes, 2013
3
Mental Spaces in Grammar: Conditional Constructions
Using a broad range of attested English conditional constructions, the book examines inter-constructional relationships.
Barbara Dancygier, Eve Sweetser, 2005
4
Weaving the Net: Conditional Engagement with China
This book argues for an American strategy that acknowledges and is fully prepared to deal with the vast uncertainty about China's future trajectory.
James Shinn, 1996
5
Conditional Leadership: The European Commission and European ...
Offering readers a specification of Commission tactics, a method for determining the influence of the Commission, and an understanding of the conditions of Commission influence, Conditional Leadership will be of interest to scholars and ...
Jennifer R. Wozniak Boyle, 2006
6
Conditional Measures and Applications
Until this groundbreaking work, conditional probability was relegated to scattered journal articles and mere chapters in larger works on probability.
M.M. Rao, 2005
7
Conditional Specification of Statistical Models
Computational difficulties undoubtedly hindered or discouraged developments in this direction. However, such roadblocks are of dimished importance today.
Barry C. Arnold, Enrique Castillo, José-Mariá Sarabia, 1999
8
Probabilistic Conditional Independence Structures
Conditional independence is a topic that lies between statistics and artificial intelligence. This book provides the mathematical description of probabilistic conditional independence structures.
Milan Studeny, 2006
9
Pragmatics of Conditional Marking: Implicature, Scalarity, ...
First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Scott Schwenter, 2014
10
Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life
Based on life history interviews with several dozen lesbians living in Hong Kong, this book maps the complex relations between personal subjectivities and spatialities as they emerge and interact with various social justice movements and ...
Denise Tse-Shang Tang, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONDITIONAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term conditional is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Woman gets conditional sentence for unlawful entry in dwelling
A 29-year-old New Glasgow woman will be serving a six-month conditional sentence after pleading guilty to a charge of unlawfully being in a ... «The News, Jul 15»
2
Liverpool plains set for open-cut coal mine after Greg Hunt grants …
The Federal Government has given conditional approval for an open-cut coal mine near prime agricultural land on the Liverpool plains in ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
3
CAS market to reach $4.7bn by 2022
According to a market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global conditional access systems market was valued at $2.3 ... «Advanced Television, Jul 15»
4
Morrisons thief given conditional discharge
She was given a conditional discharge of no further action unless another crime is committed within 12 months. McDonagh was also ordered to pay a £15 victim ... «East London and West Essex Guardian Series, Jul 15»
5
Climate change pledge 'highly conditional'
The Government will take a highly conditional pledge to cut New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to 11 per cent below 1990 ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
6
The Best Way To Motivate A Sales Force: Conditional Bonuses
The key variable? Whether the sales rep had to do something to earn the bonus or was just given it—conditional versus unconditional. «Forbes, Jul 15»
7
Zoning Board approves conditional use application of Saipan …
THE Saipan Zoning Board has approved the conditional use application of Saipan Adventure Tours LLC to operate skydiving or parachuting ... «Marianas Variety, Jul 15»
8
Killer withdraws petition for conditional release
Eau Claire (WQOW) - The man who admitted to killing his neighbor with a crowbar in Eau Claire three years ago withdrew his petition to be ... «WQOW TV News 18, Jul 15»
9
Hart Given Three Month Conditional Sentence for Uttering Threats
Nelson Hart has been handed a three-month conditional sentence, and 12 months probation for uttering threats at Her Majesty's Penitentiary in ... «VOCM, Jul 15»
10
Sentencing – Conditional Release
Sentencing – Conditional Release. By: cassiejohnson July 6, 2015 0. A14-1844 Wheeler v. State (Crow Wing County). Subscribe; Login ... «Minnesota Lawyer, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Conditional [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/conditional>. Jan 2020 ».
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