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  Definition of contingent
  1. a gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
  2. a temporary military unit; "the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent"
  3. uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances; "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot
  4. determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established; "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
  5. possible but not certain to occur; "they had to plan for contingent expenses"
Similar Words: detail, contingent on(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), depending on(p)

 

Derivational Morphology: detail

 

Anagrams: connecting

 

 
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