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contingentnoun [C]

us   /kənˈtɪn·dʒənt/
  • contingent noun [C] (GROUP)

a group of people representing an organization or country, or a part of a military force: The conservative contingent walked out of the convention when their plan was rejected.

contingentadjective

us   /kənˈtɪn·dʒənt/
  • contingent adjective (DEPENDING)

depending on or influenced by something else: Buying the new house was contingent on selling the old one.
(Definition of contingent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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contingentadjective

uk   /kənˈtɪndʒənt/ us  
depending on something else in the future in order to happen: contingent on/upon sth The contract is contingent on approval by the Board of Trustees.
(Definition of contingent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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