Definition of 'precondition'
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They are a precondition of recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Consumer and business confidence have risen, a necessary precondition for stronger growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there's no question that a certain amount of openness is a necessary precondition for interpersonal intimacy. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'precondition'
British English: precondition NOUN
If one thing is a precondition for another, it must happen or be done before the second thing can happen or exist.
They made political reform a precondition for giving aid.
- American English: precondition
- Brazilian Portuguese: condição prévia
- Chinese: 先决条件
- European Spanish: condición previa
- French: précondition
- German: Vorbedingung
- Italian: condizione necessaria
- Japanese: 前提条件
- Korean: 전제 조건
- European Portuguese: condição prévia
- Spanish: condición previa
Definition of precondition from the Collins English Dictionary
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