Proviso vs Precondition - What's the difference?

proviso | precondition |


As nouns the difference between proviso and precondition

is that proviso is a conditional provision to an agreement while precondition is a requirement which must be satisfied before taking a course of action.

As a verb precondition is

(medicine|biology) to condition in advance.

proviso

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A conditional provision to an agreement
  • precondition

    English

    Noun

  • A requirement which must be satisfied before taking a course of action.
  • A marriage licence is a precondition for a wedding.

    Derived terms

    * preconditional

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (medicine, biology) To condition in advance
  • * {{quote-journal, 1996, C. Weinbrenner et al., Loss of glycogen during preconditioning is not a prerequisite for protection of the rabbit heart , Basic Research in Cardiology, volume=91, issue=5 citation
  • , passage= The hearts were preconditioned by either ischemia or bradykinin or adenosine.}}