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conditional

(kən-dĭsh′ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Imposing, depending on, or containing a condition.
2. Psychology Brought about by conditioning.

con·di′tion·al′i·ty (-dĭsh′ə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
con·di′tion·al·ly adv.
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Total quantity or scope: conditional phase 1 (Tc1) Buildings 10 to 19, conditional phase 2 (Tc2) building 11.
As a consequence of this assumption, there has been a preference to study exceptive conditionals using the utterance unless more than except if.
A third principle claims that for some conditionals people are required to think about two possibilities ('dual possibilities principle').
The opportunity has arisen because conditionals at the yard have been so successful over the years that they soon progress to become fully-fledged jockeys.
Surprisingly, David Pipe is without a conditional jockey and he's advertising for a suitably ambitious, and talented, youngster to plug the void.
Consequently, the model theory postulates that initial representations for the conditionals p and q, p only if q, and p if q are different (these are summarized in Table 2).
Another important parameter discussed in these chapters is Fillmore's concept of "epistemic stance", which, in conditionals, refers to the speaker's mental association with or dissociation from the situation described in the protasis.
For in more considered moments Edgington seems to want to say that we have conditional beliefs (as opposed to belief in conditionals), so that it's not that "B given A" is somehow the object of our belief, but rather that we have a degree of belief in B conditional upon, or given, A (see p.
David Pipe said yesterday that he had received an encouraging response from Saturday's Racing Post advertisement seeking a conditional rider, and added that the advertisement will be repeated next weekend.
Over the past twenty years or so, the study of conditional sentences from the perspective of their functions has aimed to demonstrate that the factors involved in the meaning and use of conditionals extend well beyond the logico-philosophical notions of truth and falsity.
In the previous three sections, well-known proposals for the truth conditions of different kinds of conditionals were discussed.
Including today's order, SkyWest has total commitments for 248 CRJ200 aircraft comprised of 100 firm orders, 29 conditional orders and 119 options.

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