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Related / Similar Words: detail, contingent on(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), depending on(p)

 

Definition:
  • a gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics";
  • a temporary military unit; "the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent";
  • uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances; "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot;
  • determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established; "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress";
  • possible but not certain to occur; "they had to plan for contingent expenses";

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