Focus on the pronunciation of contingency plan
English definition of “contingency plan”
› a plan that is made for dealing with an emergency, or with something that might possibly happen and cause problems in the future: a contingency plan for sth/doing sth Companies wishing to apply for a hazardous waste transporter license must submit a contingency plan for responding to any type of incident.a contingency plan to do sth This is part of a three-month contingency plan to bring a year-long unofficial strike by maintenance staff to an end. The management stated that a contingency plan was in place for dealing with such emergencies. to make/draw up a contingency plan contingency planning noun [U] › The report says there was a lack of contingency planning for a crisis in London's markets.