Noun(1) a gathering of persons representative of some larger group(2) a temporary military unit
Adjective(1) possible but not certain to occur(2) being determined by conditions or circumstances that follow(3) uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances
(1) It was a contingent fact - not an a priori truth - that they were not.(2) A guarantee, he asserted is a contingent liability on the Consolidated Fund.(3) So the Fund's objection was largely a technicality, because the assets and contingent liabilities of the whole of the public sector remained unchanged.(4) No deduction is given for contingent liabilities until they crystallise.(5) The commander of the multinational division, incorporating our military contingent , is empowered to ensure tactical interaction with the brigade.(6) And since this law must have no content provided by sense or desire, or any other contingent aspect of our situation, it must be universal.(7) The new film is likely to be set before the Second World War, and could feature a strong contingent of British stars.(8) 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.(9) In turn, articulating cultural practices of the subjects so constituted mark contingent collective ├ö├ç├┐histories├ö├ç├û with variable new meanings.(10) Yes, hard work is important but people are afraid to admit how contingent they are on chance and luck.(11) For Pelagius, sin and evil were a contingent , non-necessary fact.(12) The extent of the tax difficulties will be established and the sellers will have to provide warranties to the purchasers to cover the contingent liabilities.(13) Look closely at contingent liabilities, which will be listed in the notes to the accounts.(14) There is also a strong contingent of delegates from South Africa and Unesco.(15) That will remove a huge contingent liability on the banking system.(16) The contingent liability remaining on these open years of account is incalculable.
(1) contingent liabilities :: voorwaardelike aanspreeklikhede
1. dependent on ::
2. chance ::
3. dependent upon ::
4. group ::
5. detachment ::
6. detail ::
Different Formscontingent, contingently, contingents
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