conditional conditional  /kən ˈdɪ ʃə nəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) qualified by reservations
  2. (adj) imposing or depending on or containing a condition

Usage(s):

  1. Negative conditional parenting didnt even work in the short run; it just increased the teenagers negative feelings about their parents.
  2. Game-changers resist the craven conditional.
  3. The sailors recently granted conditional pardons by Gov.

News

  1. Venezuela OKs conditional freedom for judge

    Venezuelan authorities have granted conditional freedom to a judge who has been detained since 2009 and whose cause has been taken up by opposition leaders and international human rights groups.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Venezuela OKs conditional freedom for judge - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan authorities have granted conditional freedom to a judge who has been detained since 2009 and whose cause has been taken up by opposition leaders and international human rights groups.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Kulczyk Oil Ventures Receives Conditional Approval for Listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange

    Kulczyk Oil Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received conditional approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange to list its common shares on the TSX. The listing is subject to KOV fulfilling ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In the event Nato has reached agreement, both on what its Secretary General Jaap De Hoop Scheffer describes as "a conditional and graduated re-engagement with Russia", and on a mechanism for promoting political and military reforms in Georgia...
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Jaap de Hoop Scheffer Source: BBC News

  2. Speaking to reporters today, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said: "Europe is making three conditional offers, money on the table, saying we will do everything we can to make a climate change deal happen."
    on Oct 30, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Businessandleadership.com

  3. "If it (Sudan's acceptance) is conditional, as we hear, that there will be only African troops involved and no non-Africans, that would be putting a condition on the acceptance -- and that would be unacceptable," Khalilzad said in New York.
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: Reuters UK

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