Definition of Contingencies

1. Noun. (plural of contingency) ¹



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Definition of Contingencies

1. contingency [n] - See also: contingency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contingencies

continental shelf
continental shelves
continental shift
continental shifts
continental slope
continental slopes
continentality
continentally
continentals
continently
continentness
continents
continentwide
contingence
contingences
contingencies (current term)
contingencies fund
contingency
contingency fee
contingency plan
contingency plans
contingency procedure
contingency table
contingency tables
contingent
contingent claim
contingent negative variation
contingent on(p)
contingent probability
contingent remainder

Literary usage of Contingencies

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1. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"The contingencies of stellar collision.—There are probably at least 100000000 ... The contingencies of close approach.—If there are contingencies of actual ..."

2. Valuation of Public Service Corporations: Legal and Economic Phases of by Robert Harvey Whitten (1912)
"In the general state railroad appraisals, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota made a special allowance for contingencies, while Texas and ..."

3. An Introduction to Computer Security: The Nist Handbook by Barbara Guttman (1995)
"Anticipating potential contingencies or disasters. 4. ... 84 There is no distinct dividing line between disasters and other contingencies. ..."

4. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"... OF THE GOVERNMENT, AND PRO- VIDING THE AUTHORITIES AND MEANS OF EXE- CUTING THE CONSTITUTION, IN CERTAIN contingencies, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. ..."

5. Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1889)
"LIFE contingencies. § 15.] The best example of the mathematical theory of the value of expectations is to be found in the valuation of benefits which are ..."

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