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randvoorwaardenmodel = constraint model

randvoorwaarden opgelegd door regelgeving en toezicht = regulatory framework

Dutch definition


1. voor­waar­de die de mo­ge­lijk­he­den tot va­ri­a­tie be­perkt (= constraint)

1a. grens die niet mag wor­den over­schre­den (= constraint / boundary condition)

2. voor­waar­de waar­aan vol­daan moet zijn, wil het be­oog­de doel ooit be­reikt kun­nen wor­den (= precondition)

≈ be­staans­voor­waar­de (conditions of/for existence)


  • randvoorwaarde


  • precondition (a condition that must be fulfilled before other things can happen or be done)
  • boundary condition (a condition that is required to be satisfied at all or part of the boundary of a region in which a set of differential conditions is to be solved.)
  • prerequisite (a thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist)
  • constraint (a limitation or restriction: “the availability of water is the main constraint on food production”)
  • condition (a situation that must exist before something else is possible or permitted)
  • bottleneck factor, limiting factor, limiting condition (begrenzing)
  • parameter (1. a numerical or other measurable factor forming one of a set that defines a system or sets the conditions of its operation; 2. a limit or boundary which defines the scope of a particular process or activity)
  • preliminary condition
  • limiting condition
  • prior condition
  • enabling condition
  • necessary condition
  • obligatory condition
  • essential condition
  • requirement
  • necessity
  • necessary thing

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