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    contingent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contingent

    Definition
    (noun) a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
    Example Sentence
    • each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics
    Definition
    (noun) a temporary military unit
    Synonyms : detail
    Example Sentence
    • the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent
    Definition
    (adj) possible but not certain to occur
    Example Sentence
    • they had to plan for contingent expenses
    Definition
    (adj) determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
    Example Sentence
    • arms sales contingent on the approval of congress
    Definition
    (adj) uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances
    Example Sentence
    • the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contingent

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remember continent and small continent depend on others

CONTINGENT=>CONTESTANTs from different countries appeared in Olympics

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The results depend on the CONTESTANTs

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