Meaning of “contingent” - Learner’s Dictionary

contingent

noun [ group ] uk us /kənˈtɪndʒənt/
SIMILAR PEOPLE

a group of people from the same country, organization, etc who are part of a much larger group

MILITARY FORCES

a group of soldiers who are part of a larger military group

(Definition of “contingent noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)