to prepare (someone or something) to behave, react, etc. in a certain way under certain conditions
a condition required beforehand if something else is to occur, be done, etc.
A condition that must exist or be established before something can occur or be considered; a prerequisite.
transitive verbpre·con·di·tioned, pre·con·di·tion·ing, pre·con·di·tions
To condition, train, or accustom in advance.
- A requirement which must be satisfied before taking a course of action.
- A marriage licence is a precondition for a wedding.
(third-person singular simple present preconditions, present participle preconditioning, simple past and past participle preconditioned)
- (medicine, biology) To condition in advance
pre- +"Ž condition