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Adjective
Subject to chance
“From this vantage point, the unfolding of life can be viewed as a tapestry in which every new thread is contingent upon the nature, timing, and interweaving of virtually all previous threads.”
Adjective
Dependent on something that is undetermined or unknown
“Our Army's battlefield success is contingent on the right information reaching the right soldier at the right time.”
Adjective
Limited or restricted
Adjective
Pointing indirectly towards someone's guilt but not conclusively proving it
Adjective
Arranged or existing for the present, possibly to be changed later
Adjective
Depending on other factors
Adjective
Not directly caused by or resulting from something
Adjective
Concerned with theories or hypotheses rather than with practical matters
Adjective
Uncertain, risky, hazardous
Adjective
Occurring or existing at the end of or as a result of a process or period of time
Adjective
In a relationship with another set such that membership in the other set implies membership in the present set
Adjective
Projected
Adjective
In proportion
Adjective
Considered in relation or in proportion to something else
Adjective
Having to do with the matter at hand
Adjective
Not known with certainty
Adjective
Supposed but not necessarily real or true
Adjective
As likely to be unsuccessful as successful
Noun
A group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group
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“The new film is likely to be set before the Second World War, and could feature a strong contingent of British stars.”
Noun
Something that might happen
“… officials in charge of managing the national emergency tried to prepare for every contingent, no matter how improbable.”
Noun
A group of people or animals of a particular kind
Noun
The situation or state of affairs
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