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Definition of contingency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    contingency

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//kənˈtɪndʒənsi//
     
    (pl. contingencies)
     
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  1. 1an event that may or may not happen synonym possibility
  2. 2 We must consider all possible contingencies. to make contingency plans (= plans for what to do if a particular event happens or does not happen) a contingency fund (= to pay for something that might happen in the future)
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