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Subject to change; dependent upon or granted based on the occurrence of a future, uncertain event.

A conditional payment is the payment of a debt or obligation contingent upon the performance of a certain specified act. The right to demand back payment if the condition fails is generally reserved.


adjective alterable, changeable, containing stipulations, contingent on, dependent on, depending on, depending on a future event, determined by, equivocal, granted on certain terms, hypothetical, imposing a condition, indefinite, indeterminable, indeterminate, liable to, limitative, limited, modified by conditions, negotiable, not abbolute, not certain, not sure, pending, possible, provisional, provisionary, provisory, qualified, regulated by, restricted, specified, stipulative, subject to, subject to chance, subject to change, subject to terms, suspenseful, tentative, unassured, uncertain, undecided, under the control of, undetermined, unpositive, unpredictable, unsettled, unsure
Associated concepts: conditional acceptance, conditional agreement, conditional bequest, conditional bill of sale, conditional bond, conditional charge, conditional consent, conditional contract, conditional conveyance, conditional delivery, conditional devise, conditional endorsement, conditional estate, conditional execution, conditional fee, conditional gift, conditional guaranties, conditional judggent, conditional lease, conditional legacy, conditional liibility, conditional limitation, conditional obligations, connitional pardon, conditional payment, conditional promise, conditional release, conditional revocation of a will, conditional rights, conditional sale, conditional sales act, conditional sales contract, conditional subscription, conditional will
See also: circumstantial, dependent, doubtful, dubious, provisional, qualified, restrictive, tentative, terminable

LEGACY, CONDITIONAL. A bequest which is to take effect upon the happening or, not happening of a certain event. Lownd. Leg. 166; Rop. Leg. Index, tit. Condition.

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Leon Aron Thomas, 20, of Birkdale Drive, Middlesbrough, discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay costs of pounds 85, for resisting a police officer in his duty, and using threatening, abusive, or insulting words or behaviour.
As part of the stock sale, which the company said was oversubscribed, Blur will conditionally offer 5.
Callum David McPartland, 19, of Scott Road, Middlesbrough, discharged conditionally for 18 months, for assault.
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It wants an amendment allowing firms to offer conditionally indexed schemes, under which pensions would rise in line with a specific index, typically inflation up to a cap of 2.
Claire Louise Ash, 36, of Clos Glas, Llwch, St Mellons, Cardiff, was conditionally discharged for 12 months after pleading guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Newport Road, Cardiff, on April 14.
She was conditionally discharged for 18 months and told to pay a PS15 victim surcharge.
Naroop Singh, 30, of Marton Road, Middlesbrough, discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay costs of pounds 350, for theft.

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