- (n.) contingent (a gathering of persons representative of some larger group) "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
- (n.) contingent, detail (a temporary military unit) "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
- (adj.) contingent (possible but not certain to occur) "they had to plan for contingent expenses"
- (adj.) contingent, contingent on, contingent upon, dependent on, dependant on, dependent upon, dependant upon, depending on (determined by conditions or circumstances that follow) "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
- (adj.) contingent (uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances) "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain- George Eliot
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