Significado de “contingency” - Diccionario inglés

(Definición de contingency de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

contingency en inglés americano

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contingencynoun [ C ]

us /kənˈtɪn·dʒən·si/

something that might possibly happen in the future, usually causing problems or making further plans and arrangements necessary:

We must prepare for all possible contingencies.

(Definición de contingency de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

contingency en inglés de negocios

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contingencynoun [ C ]

uk /kənˈtɪndʒənsi/ us plural contingencies

something that might possibly happen in the future, usually causing problems or making further arrangements necessary:

"While it is impossible to account for every contingency, the industry historically has met demand and fully expects to do so this winter," said the American Petroleum Institute.

an arrangement for dealing with something that might possibly happen or cause problems in the future:

The report advises a minimum fund of three months' net income to provide a contingency against uncertainties in the future.
on a contingency basis

LAW if you work for someone on a contingency basis, you agree that you will only be paid if you achieve a particular aim, for example, getting a successful result in a court of law:

In personal injury cases many attorneys work on a contingency basis, so you will not have to pay them a fee up front.

(Definición de contingency de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)