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contingency - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'contingency' (Webster Dictionary)

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