[ air-kuh n-dish-uh n ]
/ ˈɛər kənˌdɪʃ ən /
verb (used with object)
to furnish with an air-conditioning system.
to treat (air) with such a system.
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Origin of air-condition
First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for air-condition
(tr) to apply air conditioning to
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