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condition

kuhn di shuhn

  • n  a state at a particular time
    a condition (or state) of disrepair
  • n  an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
  • n  a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
    the human condition
  • n  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
  • n  the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
  • n  an illness, disease, or other medical problem
    a heart condition
    a skin condition
  • n  (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
    the contract set out the conditions of the lease
  • n  the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
  • v  establish a conditioned response
  • v  develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  • v  specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
  • v  put into a better state
    he conditions old cars
  • v  apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny
    I condition my hair after washing it
News & Articles

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  • Barack Obama in Globe and Mail
    Barack Obama spoke on Tuesday about this, as well, claiming, "Anger is not always productive: it keeps us from squarely facing our own complicity in our condition."
  • Mitch McConnell in Christian Science Monitor
    I know much was made of my knee throughout the last week, and it was important to me that I disclose my condition publicly at an appropriate time. I wanted to be very respectful of the USGA and their incredibly hard work, and make sure the focus... Tiger Wood http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_Woods&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF1gpq8cPKp8od3yXEOFtJAj8bPXg Wall Street Journal http://www.google.com/url?q=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121380494712584885.html%3Fmod%3Dgooglenews_wsj&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGtfYgc4S02Ay6sszKwamRtPUjASg Jun 18, 2008 20778 28601 condition The alarm bells on our nation's fiscal condition have now become a siren," Senate Republican minority leader Mitch McConnell said. "If anyone has any doubts that this burden on future generations is unsustainable, they're gone."

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