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The survey will assess the condition of thousands of bridges.
The house is in fairly good condition.
Demand will remain low unless there is a change in economic conditions.
the necessary conditions for the formation of sand dunes
The rescue was carried out under extremely difficult conditions.
The teacher creates the conditions that will allow the children to learn.
He dedicated his life to improving prison conditions.
The project aims to provide better living conditions and health care for the elderly.
Many of the refugees are living in appalling conditions without clean water.
It is a condition of his release that he stays away from his ex-wife.
In order to qualify for the loan you have to meet strict financial conditions.
The company is going to challenge the conditions imposed by the council.
Make sure you read the terms and conditions carefully before signing the contract.
This is the British English definition of condition. View American English definition of condition.
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