HyperDic: contingency

English > 2 senses of the word contingency:
NOUNeventcontingency, eventuality, contingencea possible event or occurrence or result
statecontingencythe state of being contingent on something
contingency > pronunciation
Soundskahntih'njhahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > contingency: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA possible event or occurrence or result.
Synonymseventuality, contingence
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishcontingencia, evento, eventualidad
Catalancontingència, eventualitat
Adjectivescontingentpossible but not certain to occur
English > contingency: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being contingent on something.
Broaderdependence, dependance, dependencyThe state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
Spanishcontingencia
Catalancontingència
Adjectivescontingentdetermined by conditions or circumstances that follow
contingentuncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances

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