contingent

contingents

Substantiv
Vanligast
a temporary military unit
  • "the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent"
Vanlig
a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
  • "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
Ovanlig norgespec



contingent

Adjektiv
Vanligast
determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
  • "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"

Synonymer

Vanlig
possible but not certain to occur
  • "they had to plan for contingent expenses"
Vanlig
uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances
  • "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain - George Eliot"
Mindre vanlig