condition

  • 1 condition — [ kɔ̃disjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1160 « convention, pacte »; bas lat. conditio, class. condicio I ♦ (État, manière d être.) A ♦ (Personnes) 1 ♦ (XIIIe) Vieilli Rang social, place dans la société. ⇒ classe, état. L inégalité des conditions sociales. Les… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 condition — con·di·tion 1 n 1: an uncertain future act or event whose occurrence or nonoccurrence determines the rights or obligations of a party under a legal instrument and esp. a contract; also: a clause in the instrument describing the act or event and… …

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  • 3 condition — CONDITION. s. f. La nature, l état et la qualité d une chose ou d une personne. La condition des choses humaines est d être périssables. La condition des Princes les oblige à plus de devoirs que les autres hommes. Cette marchandise n a pas les… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 condition — CONDITION. s. f. La nature, l estat & la qualité d une chose ou d une personne. La condition des choses d icy bas. la condition des hommes semble plus malheureuse que celle des animaux. la condition des Princes ne souffre pas &c. cette… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Condition — • That which is necessary or at least conducive to the actual operation of a cause Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Condition     Condition      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 6 condition — con‧di‧tion [kənˈdɪʆn] noun [countable] LAW INSURANCE something stated in a contract, agreement, or insurance policy that must be done or must be true otherwise the contract, agreement, or policy will be ended or will not remain in force: • You… …

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  • 7 condition — Condition, Conditio. Basse condition, Ignobilitas. Un homme de basse condition ou estat, Vnus de multis, Infimus homo, Homo vltimae professionis. Quand on est issu de parens de basse condition, Obscuritas. Qui n est point de servile condition,… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 8 Condition — Con*di tion, n. [F., fr. L. conditio (better condicio) agreement, compact, condition; con + a root signifying to show, point out, akin to dicere to say, dicare to proclaim, dedicate. See {Teach}, {Token}.] 1. Mode or state of being; state or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 condition — [kən dish′ən] n. [ME & OFr condicion < L condicio, agreement, situation < condicere, to speak with, agree < com , together + dicere, to speak: see DICTION] 1. anything called for as a requirement before the performance or completion of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 condition — n 1 Condition, stipulation, terms, provision, proviso, reservation, strings are comparable when meaning something that is established or is regarded as the prerequisite of a promise or agreement being fulfilled or taking effect. Condition implies …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 Condition — or Conditions may refer to: Contents 1 Logic 2 Computer programming 3 Other 4 See also Logic Logical conditional …

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  • 12 Condition — Con*di tion, v. t. [Cf. LL. conditionare. See {Condition}, n.] 1. To invest with, or limit by, conditions; to burden or qualify by a condition; to impose or be imposed as the condition of. [1913 Webster] Seas, that daily gain upon the shore, Have …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 condition — ► NOUN 1) the state of something or someone, with regard to appearance, fitness, or working order. 2) (conditions) circumstances affecting the functioning or existence of something. 3) a state of affairs that must exist before something else is… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 condition — [n1] circumstances action, ballgame*, case, estate, happening, how it goes*, how things are*, how things stack up*, lay of the land*, like it is*, mode, order, plight, position, posture, predicament, quality, rank, repair, reputation, riff, scene …

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  • 15 condition — (n.) early 14c., condicioun, from O.Fr. condicion (12c., Mod.Fr. condition) stipulation, state, behavior, social status, from L. condicionem (nom. condicio) agreement, situation, from condicere to speak with, talk together, from com together (see …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 Condition — Con*di tion, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Conditioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conditioning}.] 1. To make terms; to stipulate. [1913 Webster] Pay me back my credit, And I ll condition with ye. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metaph.) To impose upon an object… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Condition — (v. lat. Conditio), 1) Bedingung; daher Conditĭo sine qua non, Bedingung, ohne welche (eine Sache) nicht (geschehen kann); 2) Beschaffenheit, Zustand, so eine Waare guter C.; 3) s. A condition; 4) Vorschlag, Antrag; 5) das dienstliche Verhältniß …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 condition — condition, necessary/sufficient …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 19 Condition —   [engl.], Bedingung …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 condition — (kon di sion ; en poésie de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   La classe à laquelle appartient une personne dans la société par sa fortune, par sa qualité, par ses emplois, par sa profession. Condition sociale. L inégalité des conditions. •   Je ne me… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré