Negative condition

NEGATIVE CONDITION, contracts, wills. One where the thing which is the subject of it must not happen; as, if I do not marry. Poth. Ob. n. 200; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 751.

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At first there is a sort of negative condition, as if some tie were loosened, and then the absolute freedom quickly follows.
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Bahrain Livestock, in which the group has 36pc stake, continued to suffer from the same negative condition since the last two years mainly due to lower demand for red meat and tough competition from new traders working at much lower gross margin policy.
The elephant in the room, of course, was the shortage of production funds; but, conversely, this negative condition can work positively in the light of an excellent performance.
However, US military aid came with one serious negative condition.
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1276 of the Civil Code regulates the right of unilateral termination, limiting its exercise upon a negative condition and upon one or more specific conditions in each case.
In the negative condition the teacher addressed the students by stating: "I think that you can avoid a poor summary and a poor oral presentation if you work as a team and if each one of you contributes by providing your knowledge about the text.
Ogliengo also said that the investments in energy sector in Turkey increased despite the negative condition in 2009 due to global economic crisis.
Chinese students in the in-group negative condition, by contrast, scored significantly lower on private national self-esteem than their classmates in other conditions.
I covered it up for so long, because people see it as a negative condition - they don't know there are so many positive things to come out of it," she said.
My hair has re-grown, fallen out and re-grown again over five years but I no longer look upon it as a negative condition.