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Allen165

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"As I understand it, exceptions are possible, but I don't know under what/which conditions."

"What" sounds more natural to me, but I'm not sure if it's truly better than "which."

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euncu

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"What" makes it an open set, while "which" makes it a closed one.

what conditions: Any condition, no number can be given.
which conditons: aforementioned conditions, of limited number.
 
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