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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Events or conditions occurring by chance and without intent, viewed as possible or eventually probable, or depending on uncertain occurrences or coincidences.

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun, : Nothing was left to contingency. ,He was prepared for every contingency
  • Liquidity is required for sudden short-term contingencies (and/or opportunities).
  • But in contingencies short of that, the Powell doctrine indicated a kind of institutional caution.
  • This WAS unlikely, it depended on certain contingencies coming together that easily could have failed to come together. for more
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