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con•tin•gen•cy



Pronunciation: (kun-tin'jun-sē), [key]
n.,
pl. -cies.

1. dependence on chance or on the fulfillment of a condition; uncertainty; fortuitousness: Nothing was left to contingency.
2. a contingent event; a chance, accident, or possibility conditional on something uncertain: He was prepared for every contingency.
3. something incidental to a thing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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