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precondition

 
Noun precondition has 3 senses
  1. condition, precondition, stipulation - an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    --1 is a kind of premise, premiss, assumption
    --1 has particulars: boundary condition; provision, proviso
  2. given, presumption, precondition - an assumption that is taken for granted
    --2 is a kind of assumption, supposition, supposal
  3. precondition - a condition that is a prerequisite
    --3 is a kind of
    prerequisite, requirement
    Derived form: verb precondition1
Verb precondition has 1 sense
  1. precondition - put into the required condition beforehand
    --1 is one way to
    fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
    Derived form: noun precondition3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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