Meaning of CONDITION in English

CONDITION

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a heart condition (= something wrong with your heart )

The baby was born with a heart condition.

a skin condition/complaint/disease

She suffers from a nasty skin condition.

air conditioning

booking conditions

In the event of a cancellation, a refund will be offered according to the terms of our booking conditions.

changing circumstances/conditions

The human brain adapts quickly to changing conditions.

cramped conditions

The troops slept in cramped conditions with up to 20 in a single room.

deplorable conditions

The prisoners were held in deplorable conditions .

driving conditions (= how safe it is to drive, especially because of the weather )

Icy roads have made driving conditions dangerous.

employment conditions ( also conditions of employment ) (= details about someone’s employment such as how much they are paid, how much holiday they get etc )

All workers have a right to a fair wage and decent conditions of employment.

extreme weather/conditions etc

favourable conditions

The disease spreads quickly under favourable conditions .

fulfil a requirement/condition/obligation etc

Britain was accused of failing to fulfil its obligations under the EU Treaty.

Much of the electrical equipment failed to fulfill safety requirements.

fulfilment of a promise/duty/condition etc

People are wondering if they will ever see the fulfillment of the government’s campaign pledges.

harsh conditions

The hostages are being held in harsh conditions .

in a critical condition

He is still in a critical condition in hospital.

in a stable condition BrE, in stable condition American English

He is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

in good condition/shape

It’s in pretty good condition for an old car.

Boris had always kept his body in good shape.

The Chancellor announced that the economy is in good shape.

in good/bad/terrible etc condition

How do you keep your hair in such perfect condition?

in peak condition

a shampoo designed to keep your hair in peak condition

in tip-top condition

The car’s in tip-top condition .

incurable disease/illness/condition

She has a rare, incurable disease.

list sb in fair/stable etc condition

Several passengers were listed in critical condition.

out of condition (= no longer in good condition )

If your hair is out of condition, this may be because you are eating the wrong foods.

overcrowded conditions

Staff had to work in overcrowded conditions .

pathological conditions

pathological conditions such as cancer

pay and conditions (= the conditions in which people work and the pay they get )

The unions are demanding better pay and conditions.

pre-existing...condition

Inform your doctor of any pre-existing medical condition .

prevailing...conditions

the prevailing economic conditions in Northern Ireland

pristine condition

The car has been restored to pristine condition .

ruinous state/condition

the ruinous state of the city walls

sanitary conditions

Diseases were spread through poor sanitary conditions .

satisfy a condition

Free treatment is available providing that two conditions are satisfied.

weather conditions (= whether it is raining or sunny )

The rescue was difficult because of the appalling weather conditions.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

adverse

The topographical setting of an urban area can increase the frequency and severity of adverse meteorological conditions .

He praised the soldiers for overcoming adverse conditions , including less-than-gourmet food and less-than-plush accommodations.

The adverse housing conditions of ethnic minorities are well known and not unexpected.

Nothing about the manner in which he performed suggested the adverse condition of a man under the stress of an impossible enterprise.

Extensive field research can mean long periods living under adverse conditions to which the researcher is unaccustomed.

Moreover, surveyors are sometimes pressurised by the subcontractor to overpay, particularly when output has been restricted during adverse weather conditions .

In order to strike the best possible bargain on setting-day the men might invent stories of difficulty and adverse conditions .

If adverse conditions are forecast - take note.

certain

This expresses a fact, idea or intention which will be realised if a certain condition is fulfilled.

The law only holds under certain conditions: The temperature must be constant.

Slavery is, then, under certain conditions , a highly profitable system of exploitation.

Conditions: Some comfort can be obtained by placing certain conditions to the offer e.g. minimum net assets etc.

However, if certain conditions hold, it can be shown that the algorithm is near admissible.

What is true of pain is that a bodily feeling which is usually painful may, under certain conditions , be enjoyed.

Under certain conditions , conformity thus assumes an understandable significance.

Yesterday's meeting of the borough planning applications sub-committee approved plans for the 48 hectare golf course subject to certain legally binding conditions .

cold

Rectangular bags are generally only useful for family camping in summer, and will not keep you warm in cold conditions .

During this resting period the seeds can survive both dry and cold conditions .

The compresses can be used hot or cold according to the condition being treated.

The plants in high altitudes were the equivalent of an arctic flora, both adapted to cold conditions .

Severe cold conditions could lead to a big increase in cod numbers.

Normal levels in colder conditions - a light film on the inside of the fly but no droplets.

Rectangular bags sold as family camping and caravanning bags are fine for summer camping but no use for cold conditions .

The players had to contend with unusually cold conditions , including the first snowfall in the area for more than 50 years.

critical

Dozens of people were injured and at least 13 were in critical condition last night.

The three most seriously injured children were still in critical condition .

Tonight the baby is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition .

Is loyalty dead or in critical condition ?

She was hospitalized in a critical condition after suffering third-degree burns, and died 21 days later.

Coccilone was in critical but stable condition early Monday.

dry

Your objectives are lower trajectory, less backspin and, in dry conditions , to run the ball on to the putting surface.

Resurrection ferns, for instance, lose their color during dry conditions and may even appear to be dead.

They should be clamped in reasonably dry conditions with adequate protection against frost.

During this resting period the seeds can survive both dry and cold conditions .

All films showed bright dry weather conditions and moderate to light levels of traffic.

Firefighters must contend with steep canyons and the strong winds, not to mention hot and dry conditions .

Spraying with water is particularly effective for discouraging red spider mite, which flourishes in dry conditions .

Shopping around Hang stems in small bunches in dark airy dry conditions .

economic

There is also the growing opposition to the war, which will be fuelled by casualties and by worsening domestic economic conditions .

I had just been reading a study of recent economic conditions on Sioux reservations.

We do not claim that our business is immune to economic conditions .

But there is no evidence that the unemployed or the poor are being pushed to crime by the deteriorating economic conditions .

We see new needs, born of newer economic and social conditions , which call to be met.

The cost of restructuring, added to worsening economic conditions , will translate into sharp losses in 1995, Brochier said.

These grievances were to find expression in the strike wave that occurred once economic conditions improved.

Only Luxembourg has met all the economic conditions for introducing the euro.

environmental

Yet herd size is not constant; it fluctuates in relation to environmental and social conditions .

Among these are depression, anxiety, numerous medical diseases, pain, environmental conditions , and the side effects of medications.

Such computers have, of course, to stand up to more extreme environmental conditions than in the application areas described above.

The Golden State was also among 10 states where more than three quarters of the schools had poor environmental conditions .

In their place is the belief that human problems arise from the interaction of individual experience with unfavourable social and environmental conditions .

Mollusks, like all living organisms, constantly adapt to changes in environmental conditions .

The first report reviews existing environmental conditions , emphasising that many problems identified in the early 70s still remain.

excellent

It is reported as being in excellent condition .

We were happy to see that the bamboo pole looked to be in excellent condition .

Also Wem ER15 head, excellent condition , £95.

Ibanez Musician bass, thru-neck, pearl ivory, active, excellent condition , £195.

All the bikes we hire are in excellent condition , and we can offer smaller cycles for children.

Fender 65 amp, plus distortion and wah, excellent condition .

Beneath a surface grubbiness inside, the seats, carpets and trim were in excellent condition .

Our cooker is about 35 years old, but is still in excellent condition except for the sealing ring.

extreme

The walks take place in all but the most extreme weather conditions , so please wear suitable outdoor clothing.

Perhaps, geophysicists thought, the same extreme conditions existed at the bottom of the ocean.

If your skiing is anything like as extreme as the conditions you will need to be well prepared.

It is life sculpted by extreme and hostile conditions , life that is fragile and all but unknown.

Such computers have, of course, to stand up to more extreme environmental conditions than in the application areas described above.

MontBell markets specialized outdoor clothing, often designed for subzero weather or other extreme conditions .

They had brought a modest decline in the face of extreme boom conditions , but no collapse.

Like the cannon, the diamond anvil is used to mimic the extreme conditions inside the earth.

favourable

In favourable conditions , the rotors were very effective power sources indeed: running more than 55o upwind.

The important thing is to prepare the most constant and favourable conditions of development throughout the year.

It was certainly a bowler's day in favourable conditions , 32 wickets falling for 294 runs.

So accumulation played the decisive role in maintaining favourable demand conditions .

By creating favourable conditions at every level, healing will take place quite naturally.

The salary may also be enhanced by favourable local tax conditions .

Since the early 1970s less favourable conditions have existed due to major changes and shocks experienced within the international economy.

Does economic development create favourable conditions for the emergence of democracy?

good

The buildings were not in the best of condition .

I had some cousins in California who were working and in good condition .

In Smolensk guberniia 350 telegraph-workers went on strike for better pay and conditions on 29 April.

She is expected to return to Atlanta in much better condition than at the Trials.

The crash had occurred at a time of clear visibility and good weather conditions .

A Discus is good condition will spawn quite happily in tanks as small as 15 gallons.

Is it in good condition and serviced by the manufacturer every two or three years?

Particular attention should be paid to the water, as it requires a good acid condition .

harsh

No questions were asked as long as recruits accepted the harsh conditions and the unit's strict code of honour.

Campers and other back-country users were advised to be prepared for harsh conditions .

They are used to dealing with harsh conditions in a hostile environment.

They live in unsaturated habitats where harsh , unpredictable conditions keep populations from reaching full capacity.

The harsher conditions attaching to the receipt of unemployment benefit affect all claimants, but the consequences for women are particularly unfortunate.

Millions of others died in incredibly harsh conditions in hundreds of labor camps.

He served for five years in some ofthe harshest conditions on earth.

human

But then I do see the human condition as mostly solitary.

Humpty Dumpty: the purest embodiment of the human condition .

This is, as Morrissey well knows, a perfectly natural human condition .

The growth of towns alone produced a rapid worsening of their human and material condition .

Rational philosophy explored the human condition without the element of spirit.

And that includes the part of our human condition that fuses language and reality and bares our minds to deception.

But in the larger view, I have done little for the human condition by bringing home the jackpots.

living

Complaints about food and living conditions mingled with calls for free speech, a free press and democracy.

Priority population - low income private tenants To reduce exposure to health risks associated with poor living conditions .

Their living conditions were grim, their education was minimal, and their prospects for the future were bleak.

All pets need feeding, clean bedding, decent living conditions and amusement.

Glass fibre quilts can also be used to insulate loft rooms, where extremes of temperature can make living conditions very uncomfortable.

The answer, businessmen say, lies in the living conditions .

Their morale was already low, their pay in arrears, their living conditions in camp at Finchley deplorable.

Government expenditure, through provision of better living conditions and health care for the elderly, has itself contributed towards this.

local

Such foreign-controlled labs may help adapt or develop products and/or production processes to better conform to local conditions .

It has the ability to respond to local conditions , and the flexibility to adapt.

In addition, various questions were asked about the applicability of national legislation to local conditions .

Since they can be stored indefinitely under local conditions without refrigeration, they are called storable propellants.

As a final step the agreements were adjusted to local conditions via negotiations between managements and the workplace union organisations.

The court found, however, that there was no evidence that local conditions had changed.

In employment, then, these firms respond pragmatically to local conditions .

The Republican governors have proved much more supple in adapting themselves to local conditions on these polarizing issues.

medical

In both groups one quarter perceived it to be caused by a medical condition , particularly more older male sufferers.

Ruhl said she must use a wheelchair because of a medical condition , which restricts her from cleaning.

Neither sleep apnoea nor any other medical condition was a prerequisite for inclusion in this sampling.

How can I change jobs if I have a pre-existing medical condition ?

What is certain is that leprosy will remain a social disease long after it has been eliminated as a medical condition .

Other evidence suggests it can be fatal to people with certain medical conditions , such as asthma.

Circulation problems, arthritis, other medical conditions or a poor appetite can add to this.

Sometimes the symptoms of a medical condition seem only an inconvenIence during the day but become a major irritant at night.

mental

Information was required on his or her physical and mental condition , including any functional mental disorder or behavioural problems.

Riders must be in excellent physical and mental condition to absorb the shock of bouncing over the water.

Faint heart, perhaps - a mental condition .

The incident, caused by his impaired mental condition , cast a spotlight on the dearth of psychiatric facilities in the state.

The Tribunal decided that the mental condition was attributable to service and allowed the Appeal.

Others noted that his mental condition had deteriorated two years ago, when he was in a serious car accident.

This is because of a mental condition caused by being hit on the head by an intruder.

Her physical and mental condition would deteriorate.

necessary

This is quite true, given the existence of some very important necessary conditions .

Political power is a necessary condition of economic power.

Regulation was the second necessary condition for the development of wireless service.

However, these are not attributes of an individual as such, which for fairness might be viewed as a necessary condition .

A strong local business base is a necessary condition for the economic future of Glasgow.

Most people agreed that a certain amount of clearance and demolition provided a necessary condition for renewal.

normal

It is always important to find out as much as possible about the normal living conditions of a particular species.

A positive yield curve represents the normal condition of the capital markets.

Many of them were also completely cut off from the normal trading conditions that enable people to exercise choice.

Under normal conditions , approximately 65 percent of salt and water is reabsorbed at this site.

Those aimed at the domestic market usually have very simply operated controls and many can operate in normal lighting conditions .

Longer-term solutions would include restoring the damaged relationships within the unit so that there is a return to normal working conditions .

The previous study allowed the collection of around 20 hours of video tape of driving in Cambridge under normal conditions .

But it was unreasonable to expect fair weather so late in the season; we were experiencing normal late-autumn conditions .

physical

Parents continue to send children to school, even where physical conditions are very poor because of lack of maintenance.

Roberts' poor physical condition combined with nagging injuries prevented him from playing more than 51 games in the past four seasons.

Information was required on his or her physical and mental condition , including any functional mental disorder or behavioural problems.

The physical condition of the officers and men of the two ships at this time was in striking contrast.

They are in some way dependent on physiological and physical conditions .

His chief problem is his own psychological and physical condition .

One of them would undoubtedly be Hunt's physical condition .

The physical conditions can present as many dangers to the agents as the criminals they chase through these mountains and deserts.

poor

Some of the houses were very likely in poor condition .

The Agriculture Department said Monday the wheat crop in 19 states is in poor or very poor condition .

Nurses in that sector have to cope with the effects on their patients of poor housing conditions and a deteriorating social fabric.

The Golden State was also among 10 states where more than three quarters of the schools had poor environmental conditions .

Use a heavy-duty solvent-based type instead if the roof surface is in very poor condition .

But did the working class accept their continued relatively poor conditions without demur.

Teachers were leaving the profession in growing numbers because of poor pay and conditions , especially in country areas.

Leaving behind low living standards and poor conditions in work and study seems more like rejection than adaptation.

social

But as Lucy Re-Bartlett asserted, chastity was part of women's revolt against false social conditions .

This vision imposes severe social conditions , however.

That is, cultural forms are also understood in terms of their potential as a critique of existing social conditions .

Whenever possible I devoured local newspapers, trying to get a feel for the politics and social conditions of each place.

Thus, we have to see crime and the criminal in relation to the social structure, to specific social conditions and opportunities.

They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions .

The Fabians, Sidney and Beatrice Webb in particular, devoted themselves to the analysis of social and economic conditions .

Present-day economic, social and political conditions are identified and an outline description of their origins is attempted.

stable

The bistable will now be in a stable condition .

He is in stable condition in the intensive care unit at Kaiser Medical Center in Vallejo.

Last night the hospitals said Jason was poorly and Neil was in a stable condition .

Tonight the baby is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

A nursing supervisor Monday morning said they were in stable condition .

Tonight he's in a critical, but stable condition .

He was listed in stable condition .

working

Yet temporeros must organize if they are to improve their working and living conditions .

Protected by their enormous allowances and comfortable working conditions , they feel free to carry on behaving how they wish.

Except where working conditions were very bad, it was hard to justify replacing humans with robots.

They can not however expect the Swan Hunter work force to accept the imposition of such working conditions at any price.

However, it may be because of some problem to do with the job itself or the working conditions .

Usually he was oblivious of his working conditions , but a sub-tropical temperature was difficult to ignore.

Life-chances include income, perks and pensions, together with less tangible benefits such as security or good working conditions .

Chefs peak at summit Long hours and tough working conditions are often par for the course in catering.

■ NOUN

heart

He was put down early in 1986 at the age of eighteen when an incurable heart condition was diagnosed.

Two passengers with minor cuts and a man with a heart condition were taken to hospitals.

It was unlike her to miss a heart condition in a special patient.

But it did not work at all well for the degenerative diseases such as cancer, lupus, or various heart conditions .

She turned to the dealers and complained this time about her heart condition .

Sinai Hospital Geriatrics Department identified 233 older adults with heart conditions , all of whom should have been receiving the drugs.

He did not know that in his last months he had developed a fatal heart condition .

Instead all she had was a heart condition , which progressively weakened her until she died at fifty-five.

market

For thirty five years Espinasse's Ale held its own in the turbulent market conditions of Ireland's eighteenth century brewery industry.

Harman said diversification is one way his company can respond to forces it can not control, such as market conditions .

Changing market conditions will have slimmed that list, but the gallery can count upon an enthusiastic response from its collectors.

Specifically, under rapidly changing market conditions , acquired information is time-critical and tends to have a shorter lifetime.

Despite bumpy market conditions , most of those that joined in September and October have notched up solid gains.

The abandonment of grandiose planning intentions was the consequence of market conditions .

They did not realise that the obligations they were taking on left them with no leeway to cope with worsening market conditions .

The outlook remains uncertain for P-E though improvement is expected, based on the group's own performance rather than friendlier market conditions .

mint

Charvel Model 4, mint condition , with protector case, £375.

Every single volume is in order and neatly tied with string, and most are in mint condition .

Mint Stamps - A full set of stamps for each issue, packaged to arrive in mint condition in a protective folder.

Unused so in mint condition , £195 ono.

Those in mint condition have doubled in value over the last two years to around £50.

Top notes present thrillingly, and Kollo's technique is in mint condition after nearly 25 years.

PENSA-SUHR the ultimate guitar, unique, mint condition , phone for more details.

water

It is tolerant of most water conditions , although very hard water may result in the fish's eyes becoming cloudy.

Usually Guppies are hardy fish and adapt to most water conditions , but they do prefer alkaline water.

At the higher temperatures the plant becomes straggly. Water condition: Soft with slight acidity.

Unless this is noticed quickly, rapid deterioration of water conditions can occur.

It's very hardy and adaptable to a wide range of water conditions .

Within five minutes all six eels were loose in the aquarium, apparently unaware of the drastic difference in water conditions .

In Winter lower the temperature to around 66°F. Water condition: Soft to slightly hard water.

weather

It is ironic that often the most severe weather conditions can produce some of the most intricate and fragile sights.

The job will be finished in only two to three months depending on traffic and weather conditions . 2.

Look at pictures in books and magazines showing the country-side in different weather conditions .

Presumably such marked fluctuations are connected with the prevailing weather conditions .

However, weather conditions were ideal on the day of the launch, says Cathey, who is at the launch site.

The crash had occurred at a time of clear visibility and good weather conditions .

The drive to Wilpattu takes from three to five hours, depending on weather conditions .

■ VERB

change

It is never expected to take up demands or make a real effort to change conditions .

The goal is to quickly disseminate information about changing operational conditions to trading partners.

Nobody, not even the Labour party, could change the geological conditions .

Wild fluctuations in brain activity owing to changing environmental conditions would thus put the rest of the body at severe risk.

If all this fails, punishable behavior may be made less likely by changing physiological conditions .

This procedure does not allow for adaptability, essential for applications such as process control, which must change as conditions fluctuate.

In actual fact 90 percent of penises range from three to five inches in length, but dimensions change with prevailing conditions .

Specifically, under rapidly changing market conditions , acquired information is time-critical and tends to have a shorter lifetime.

create

It is, however, relatively easy to create conditions under which people will teach themselves.

This allows less dangerous toxins like lactic acid to accumulate, creating overly acidic conditions in your muscles.

The impact of war on ordinary lives was beginning to create the conditions for a mass peace movement.

But we can be smarter about creating the conditions that enable such systems to take root.

We remember the past as something bitter, but we are going to create conditions for two communities to live in peace.

We must create conditions to help the troops do their job, to make peace in Bosnia.

UDCs are designed to create the conditions and confidence necessary to attract private capital.

First on Schwab's list came the need to create conditions for faster growth.

fulfil

The new arrangement would be conditional on fulfilling the following conditions .

It did not, however, specify what would happen if no candidate fulfilled this condition .

impose

Despite their relatively high wages, these constraints had imposed burdens on working conditions .

Sewing imposes very severe conditions for the threads.

While admittedly not actual taxation, many impose all sorts of conditions on foreigners, effectively excluding all but the super-rich.

We impose conditions on others where the love of Cod would impose no conditions at all.

The plaintiff can now impose conditions upon or even revoke the permission it has granted.

The Society may impose conditions on any registration.

In the past some local authorities used this opportunity to impose conditions binding contractors to council policies.

improve

Each product, including the cleanser, contains a rich blend of moisturisers to improve the condition and texture of your skin.

The open admissions institutions would dedicate themselves to improving the conditions of the public schools from which they drew.

International appeals can help to secure the release of these prisoners or to improve their detention conditions .

The department responsible for food stamps and improving conditions for the rural poor should rightfully be held to the highest human-rights standard.

This project was promoted by Lord Egremont who wished to improve the condition of local agriculture by upgrading transport facilities.

In addition to improving soil conditions and nutrients with organic matter, use organic fertilizers such as fish emulsion or liquefied seaweed.

This technology holds considerable promise for improving living conditions in a variety of ways.

He has been attempting to improve the conditions of the tenants on his estate at Norfolk, he tells her.

live

There, orphans live in very deprived conditions .

This created terrible slums, full of people living under horrible conditions .

Do people create their own environment, or will they learn to live in any conditions ?

The studying and living conditions of the students at Yaounde University can be questioned in many respects.

Over the millennia, creatures which live in the specialized conditions of rivers have evolved by adapting to these conditions.

The man is oblivious to his living conditions and the fact his 9-year-old son begs food from the neighborhood grocer.

The voters even overlooked Mr Khatami's economic performance as dismal living conditions became even worse during his tenure.

Their living conditions are getting worse year by year, politicians are corrupt, often are not held accountable.

meet

Rules should be made permitting access to postal services on the same basis by all users meeting the same conditions .

Only Luxembourg has met all the economic conditions for introducing the euro.

The Foreign Ministers agreed to recognise Yugoslav republics who meet certain conditions .

Jackson was freed on bail Monday while Medina remains in jail unable to meet the conditions for his release.

Such expenditure will qualify for the initial allowance where the new contract meets the conditions set out above.

The settlement put a Dec. 31 deadline on meeting conditions of the agreement or the purchasing authority would expire.

If any Government fails to meet either of these conditions then it will be replaced by another expected to meet both.

On Friday, the insurance commissioner also approved the deal, but only if Harvard met eight additional conditions .

satisfy

The parties will work to satisfy the closing conditions and launch the joint venture in the first quarter of 2000.

However, to get any basic pension you must satisfy two conditions .

It is convenient to consider separately in this chapter a number of other exact solutions that satisfy this same condition .

It is sufficient for the existence of a solution that the production function satisfies the Inada conditions and that.

They contain impulsive wave components, and therefore do not satisfy the conditions of Tipler's theorem.

They thus satisfy the conditions of Tipler's theorem.

suffer

The elderly or disabled are particularly vulnerable, although some younger people with poor circulation can also suffer from the condition .

He said Erik has suffered from the condition for many years and continues to do so.

Carly Todd, from Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, is suffering from a condition called adenosine deaminase deficiency which inhibits her immune system.

His family was dynamically dysfunctional in addition to suffering various medical conditions .

Mr C, in his 40s, suffers a severe skin condition which flares up regularly.

She suffers from a glandular condition and is pushing three hundred pounds.

But the opportunists suffer terribly under these conditions .

But the poor man suffered from a heart condition , and 50 stings were enough to seal his fate.

work

However, this does not mean that people want to work in dangerous conditions .

First list all the working conditions that you have found or would find distasteful.

Children used to have to work in dreadful conditions , in factories and mines.

Straight forward queries on pay, working conditions , etc., can be answered by your own information-gathering to the interview.

Also, any changes the company has made in physicians' working conditions would revert back to practices before the election.

However, many agreements included provision covering the possible effects of technological change on working conditions and the quality of working life.

Employees were asked about their likes and dislikes, about general working conditions , and about their feelings toward supervisors.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

adverse conditions

As such, it can be seen as an adaptive defence response to adverse conditions.

Extensive field research can mean long periods living under adverse conditions to which the researcher is unaccustomed.

He praised the soldiers for overcoming adverse conditions, including less-than-gourmet food and less-than-plush accommodations.

If adverse conditions are forecast - take note.

In order to strike the best possible bargain on setting-day the men might invent stories of difficulty and adverse conditions.

attach a condition (to sth)

Just as ominously, the Senate leadership seems inclined to attach conditions to the money.

in mint condition

meet a need/demand/requirement/condition etc

Booksellers are in the vanguard and many of them simply can not get enough books to meet demand.

But, on the theory, to ask if it is true is just to ask if it meets a need.

Compaq are accelerating production in an attempt to meet demand.

Education, training and skills development is another way in which the government attempts to meet demands for labour.

Then it meets requirements for his powerful living.

There was something fishy about the way supply met demand in an investment bank.

To meet demand, Cirrus is stepping up production.

Under the present system the Central Electricity Generating Board is charged with ensuring there is enough power station capacity to meet demand.

the human condition

At the end of the day, this industry, this activity, does expand the human condition.

But in the larger view, I have done little for the human condition by bringing home the jackpots.

Even the typewriters seemed to be muffled, recording discreetly the secrets of the human condition.

For them to be able to do that, they have to embody a certain aspect of the human condition.

Humpty Dumpty: the purest embodiment of the human condition.

Hypochondria is actually the commonest killer of the lot, when transferred from the human condition to one's pets.

The Serpent is the most profound image ever conceived to crystallize this dual principle in the human condition.

This criticism challenges the view of human nature and the human condition constructed by liberal theories.

under ... conditions/circumstances

Under less sanguine circumstances, loans are advanced more cautiously.

Under normal conditions, approximately 65 percent of salt and water is reabsorbed at this site.

Under these circumstances it was hardly surprising that the police adopted a laissez-faire policy.

Under what circumstances will this separation work?

And yet there are those who still would not turn in a relative under any circumstances.

Despite these difficulties, however, a number of workers have successfully demonstrated effects of homoeopathic remedies under experimental conditions.

How, under these circumstances, could I have been disappointed?

In goal, Peter Liles gave a solid performance under very testing conditions.

working conditions/environment etc

Complete the following exercise on working conditions.

For many people real wages fell and working conditions worsened.

Her interest in socialism or Bryant & May working conditions was perfunctory.

Protected by their enormous allowances and comfortable working conditions, they feel free to carry on behaving how they wish.

The working environment is conducive to the achievement of excellence and the work is intellectually challenging.

This made working conditions most unpleasant, the nets becoming wet and heavy to handle.

Unhappy with the working environment, she decided to quit the job to pursue her interest in alternative therapy.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

After two weeks of negotiations the two sides still cannot agree on the conditions.

Diane suffers from a rare heart condition which means she has to take drugs all the time.

Finance ministers claimed that all the conditions for economic revival were already in place.

Her condition is good, but she's extremely tired.

How well your plants will grow depends on the quality and condition of the soil.

I'm not buying anything until I see what kind of condition it's in.

In her view, women's full participation in the labor market is a necessary condition of equality.

It can take years of therapy to undo early childhood conditioning.

It is a condition of my contract with the university that I spend half of the summer vacation doing research.

One of the conditions of the agreement was that both sides would call an immediate ceasefire.

Our science laboratories were in such a terrible condition we've had to close them.

People with your condition should not smoke.

Some people who have HIV show no outward signs of the condition .

The basic structure of the house is in very good condition .

The Chancellor says that give conditions have to be met before the UK joins the Euro.

The Pentagon laid down strict conditions regarding the export of these weapons.

The price of used cars varies according to their condition .

The World Bank will only agree to make this loan if certain conditions are met.

Travel agents cannot guarantee the condition of the cruise ship or the food served aboard it.

Under the conditions of the GATT trade agreement, farm subsidies would be gradually phased out.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Given optimum conditions, Oscars will breed in captivity, but sexing is difficult.

I stood in a white wilderness, and perceived that to gather wood for burning in such conditions was not easy.

The physical condition of the Pottery Hut is not conducive to a pleasant working atmosphere.

The plant is sensitive to alkaline conditions and prefers cool waters but temporarily withstands higher temperatures.

The settlement put a Dec. 31 deadline on meeting conditions of the agreement or the purchasing authority would expire.

The seventh-grader was taken to a Hartford hospital where he was in serious condition under police guard on Tuesday.

Women in better paid jobs can negotiate better conditions especially for nannies who live in.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

air

Yes, it had a heater and, what's more, you could even have air conditioning and automatic transmission.

All the stores are closed and the citizens are shut up in their houses, prisoners of air conditioning .

They put in new heating and air conditioning , carpeting and a generator.

The Captain's Cabin is air conditioned , a blessed relief from the streets of Freetown in September.

A power supply is provided, and a central supply of heating, air conditioning , and ventilation.

It's also worth remembering that air conditioning increases fuel consumption by as much as ten per cent.

Then, officials will see if the air conditioning functions or if modifications are still needed.

weather

Plants in their natural environments are continually damaged by animals and by weather conditions such as floods.

The weather conditions back East postponed several college basketball games last week.

■ VERB

live

And doing it for poor pay under worse living conditions .

Not the injustice that creates the living conditions upon which these causes depend.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

adverse conditions

As such, it can be seen as an adaptive defence response to adverse conditions.

Extensive field research can mean long periods living under adverse conditions to which the researcher is unaccustomed.

He praised the soldiers for overcoming adverse conditions, including less-than-gourmet food and less-than-plush accommodations.

If adverse conditions are forecast - take note.

In order to strike the best possible bargain on setting-day the men might invent stories of difficulty and adverse conditions.

in mint condition

the human condition

At the end of the day, this industry, this activity, does expand the human condition.

But in the larger view, I have done little for the human condition by bringing home the jackpots.

Even the typewriters seemed to be muffled, recording discreetly the secrets of the human condition.

For them to be able to do that, they have to embody a certain aspect of the human condition.

Humpty Dumpty: the purest embodiment of the human condition.

Hypochondria is actually the commonest killer of the lot, when transferred from the human condition to one's pets.

The Serpent is the most profound image ever conceived to crystallize this dual principle in the human condition.

This criticism challenges the view of human nature and the human condition constructed by liberal theories.

under ... conditions/circumstances

Under less sanguine circumstances, loans are advanced more cautiously.

Under normal conditions, approximately 65 percent of salt and water is reabsorbed at this site.

Under these circumstances it was hardly surprising that the police adopted a laissez-faire policy.

Under what circumstances will this separation work?

And yet there are those who still would not turn in a relative under any circumstances.

Despite these difficulties, however, a number of workers have successfully demonstrated effects of homoeopathic remedies under experimental conditions.

How, under these circumstances, could I have been disappointed?

In goal, Peter Liles gave a solid performance under very testing conditions.

working conditions/environment etc

Complete the following exercise on working conditions.

For many people real wages fell and working conditions worsened.

Her interest in socialism or Bryant & May working conditions was perfunctory.

Protected by their enormous allowances and comfortable working conditions, they feel free to carry on behaving how they wish.

The working environment is conducive to the achievement of excellence and the work is intellectually challenging.

This made working conditions most unpleasant, the nets becoming wet and heavy to handle.

Unhappy with the working environment, she decided to quit the job to pursue her interest in alternative therapy.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

He was conditioned to obey his father at all times.

The administration has conditioned its support for the new laws.

The people have been conditioned into thinking that anyone from outside their community represents a threat to them.

This shampoo conditions your hair and makes it smell great.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Elders are not passive objects merely conditioned by stimuli from society or their body.

The filtered beer is tank conditioned, but the greater part of output has a secondary fermentation in the bottle.

Village life and the peasant outlook were conditioned by the administrative arrangements adopted at Emancipation.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.