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Noun
A future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty
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“Christmas is looming ever closer, and this morning on the radio warnings were going out to holiday campers, to have a contingency for possible evacuations, in the event of fire.”
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Something upon which the carrying out of an agreement or offer depends
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“… an offer to buy the house, with the contingency that it pass inspection.”
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The situation or state of affairs
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A chance for progress or profit
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Replacement
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The state or condition of being relative
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The theory, especially in ethics or aesthetics, that conceptions of truth and moral values are not absolute but are relative to the persons or groups holding them
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(provision for/against) Financial or other arrangements for future eventualities or requirements
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A person or thing that is one's choice to go to (for some purpose)
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Critical juncture
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A sum of money saved for the future
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An unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck
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A coincidental occurrence
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An unusual and exciting or daring experience
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A chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury
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The condition of being probable
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A person or thing whose presence or behaviour is likely to put one at a disadvantage
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The possibility that something unpleasant or unwelcome will happen
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