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Definition of "conditionality" []

  • A state of being subject to conditions. (noun)
  • A condition applied to the access of a government to credit facilities and other international financial assistance, especially from the IMF and the World Bank. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conditionality" in a sentence
  • "And yet, we must always be aware of underlying political tensions and sensitivities-where conditionality is construed as interference."
  • "Romanian and Bulgarian membership comes after a decade of "conditionality" -- whereby Brussels has compelled the two countries to implement tens of thousands of pages of EU law (the acquis, in Euro-jargon) and to improve domestic administration and adjudication, as well as fight crime and corruption."
  • "The buzz phrase of the new system will be "conditionality" - the idea of working for benefits under a contract with the state."