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Not subject to any conditions.‘unconditional surrender’
unquestioning, unqualified, unreserved, unlimited, unrestricted, wholesale, wholeheartedcomplete, total, entire, full, outright, absolute, downright, out-and-out, utter, all-out, thoroughgoing, unequivocal, positive, express, indubitable, categoricalView synonyms
- ‘Her intentions have since then become clear and her unconditional love of the children is obvious.’
- ‘The referees who continue to handle our games deserve our full and unconditional support.’
- ‘They released her on unconditional bail and told her she will be sentenced in the week starting October 28.’
- ‘Johnny lapped up the unconditional hero worship that the rest of Australia is too cynical to give him.’
- ‘She was on her way to total freedom, unconditional love, and God was going to be with her every bit of the way.’
- ‘In watching it again the other day, I was reminded of the theme of unconditional love that made Akira so engaging.’
- ‘The other angel, holding lilies, has a look of unconditional forgiveness.’
- ‘It says that this time compliance must be full, unconditional and immediate.’
- ‘It wants to avoid a full and unconditional withdrawal from the Occupied Territories.’
- ‘There must be more to things than just conditional attachment or unconditional detachment.’
- ‘Miller had received a full and unconditional pardon from Ronald Reagan before he was sentenced.’
- ‘Lowry suggests that these terms were far removed from those of unconditional surrender.’
- ‘Because despite what they can think of us at times, we have an unconditional love that will never be broken.’
- ‘The hearing was adjourned until December 12 and Davies was remanded on unconditional bail.’
- ‘They had an eight-week window to finalise legal and planning issues so the offer could be made unconditional.’
- ‘Potter has been released on unconditional bail for pre-sentence reports until May 6.’
- ‘If war is a matter of national survival, then the only acceptable outcome is unconditional surrender.’
- ‘Many Americans will expect that support to be unconditional and unquestioning.’
- ‘However, the demarcation between a conditional and an unconditional order is not always clear.’
- ‘Subjection is unconditional and must not be re-evaluated in the light of experience.’
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