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Definition of Contingency


  1. Union or connection; the state of touching or contact.
  2. The quality or state of being contingent or casual; the possibility of coming to pass.
  3. An event which may or may not occur; that which is possible or probable; a fortuitous event; a chance.
  4. An adjunct or accessory.
  5. A certain possible event that may or may not happen, by which, when happening, some particular title may be affected.
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Contingency Translations

contingency in Dutch is eventualiteit
contingency in French is contingence
contingency in Spanish is contingencia, eventualidad