Definitions for "contingent"
Dependent upon other events.
Dependent on that which is undetermined or unknown; as, the success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he can not control.
Dependent for effect on something that may or may not occur; as, a contingent estate.
Possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.
a temporary military unit; "the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent"
temporary and casual workers, or contractors/consultants.
Any statement or WFF that is neither inconsistent nor a tautology. A consistent WFF in SL is one where there is at least one assignment under which it is true, and at least another assignment under which it is false.
That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share; proportion; esp., a quota of troops.
a gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
a group of scouts and their leaders that represent a certain state
Beneficiary Person or persons named to receive proceeds in case the original beneficiary is not alive. Also referred to as secondary or tertiary beneficiary. Click here to go back to the top
Keywords:  impossible, necessary
Neither necessary nor impossible.
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A response is said to be contingent upon a behavior if that response directly follows the behavior and is a direct result of performing the behavior. If a child gets a hug for cleaning her room, the hug is contingent upon cleaning the room.
A condition that must be met before a contract is legally binding. Home purchasers often include a contingency that specifies that the contract is not binding until the purchaser obtains a satisfactory home inspection report from a qualified home inspector. A contingency for financing specifies that if you do not get the mortgage financing you need to purchase the house at the terms you want, the offer is void and you will be refunded your deposit.
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Possible, but not certain. (
Keywords:  expenses, plan, occur
possible but not certain to occur; "they had to plan for contingent expenses"