Translation of "contingent" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /kənˈtɪn.dʒənt/ us

a group of people representing an organization or country, or a part of a military force

The French contingent certainly made their presence known at this year’s conference.
a large contingent of voluntary soldiers
adjective uk /kənˈtɪn.dʒənt/ us formal
contingent on/upon sth

depending on something else in the future in order to happen

supeditado a algo
Outdoor activities are, as ever, contingent on the weather.
Our success is contingent upon your support.

(Translation of “contingent” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kənˈtindʒənt/

a number or group, especially of soldiers

A small contingent of Cortez’s army entered the village.
contingency noun (plural contingencies)

a chance happening

We’re prepared for all contingencies.

(Translation of “contingent” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)