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definition 1: a specific state of being of something or someone.
example: Being without pain is a condition that some of these patients can only dream of.
example: The condition of absolute silence rarely prevails in a house with young children.
example: I can’t imagine what condition I would be in if such a tragic thing happened to me.
definition 2: a circumstance or provision upon which something else depends; prior restriction.
example: A quiet environment is one condition necessary for me to concentrate on my studying.
example: She lent him the money only on the condition that he pay her back in one week.
example: He agreed to give information to the police only on condition of anonymity.
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