What does contingent mean in French?

What's the meaning of the French word contingent? Here's a list of translations and example phrases.

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Chacun possédait son propre contingent militaire.
Each had its own military contingent.
Ils leur ont notamment fourni un contingent de cavaliers.
They provided them with a contingent of riders.
Le contingent floridien compte environ 15 000 soldats.
The Floridian contingent has about 15,000 soldiers.
Le premier contingent de 170 personnes arrive le 15 février 1896.
The first contingent of 170 people arrived on 15 February 1896.
En septembre 1505, un premier contingent se mit en route pour Rome.
In September 1505, a first contingent set out for Rome.
Les Australiens envoient en Corée un contingent militaire important.
The Australians send an important military contingent to Korea.
Les Ostarbeiter fournirent un important contingent de victimes civiles.
The Ostarbeiter provided a large contingent of civilian casualties.
Lors du départ du second contingent de la Légion Wallonie, le 10 mars 1942.
On the departure of the second contingent of the Legion Wallonia, on 10 March 1942.
Les bureaux sont un contingent de citoyens représentatifs au sommet de l’État.
The offices are a contingent of representative citizens at the top of the state.
Le contingent de Gothons qui accompagne Catualda, l'aide à prendre le pouvoir.
The contingent of Gothons who accompanies Catualda, helps him to take power.
Le petit contingent du Parti vert a poussé le Parlement à aborder ces questions.
The small contingent of the Green Party pushed Parliament to address these issues.
Après la fin de la guerre froide, le contingent de l'Armée diminue très nettement.
After the end of the Cold War, the Army contingent declined sharply.
Cette mesure porte le contingent de l’armée de 180 000 à 340 000 hommes.
This measure brings the army contingent from 180,000 to 340,000 men.
En temps de guerre, il commandait le contingent de sa circonscription territoriale.
In time of war, he commanded the contingent of his territorial constituency.
Au sein du contingent, l'employeur est libre d’ordonner des heures supplémentaires.
Within the contingent, the employer is free to order overtime.
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