Definition of precondition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    precondition

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌprikənˈdɪʃn//
     
    precondition (for/of something)
     
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  1. 1something that must happen or exist before something else can exist or be done synonym prerequisite
  2. 2 A ceasefire is an essential precondition for negotiation. The talks will be held without preconditions.
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