conditional con‧di‧tion‧al [kənˈdɪʆnəl] adjectiveif an offer, agreement etc is conditional, it will only be done if something else happens:conditional on/upon
• The sale of the company is conditional upon approval by the shareholders.
• a conditional acceptance of the offer
* * *conditional UK US /kənˈdɪʃənəl/ adjective► relating to an offer or agreement that depends on something else being done: conditional agreement/approval »
The company has the conditional approval needed to market the drug, though it must still return to the FDA with more data.conditional contract/offer »
He had been sent a formal letter with a conditional offer of employment, pending a medical examination.conditional on/upon »
The offer is conditional on obtaining planning permission for the land.conditionally /kənˈdɪʃənəli/ adverb► conditionally accept/agree/approve »
The charitable foundation, which is the largest stakeholder with just under 40% of the shares, has conditionally agreed to accept the bid.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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