Definition of Contingents

1. Noun. (plural of contingent) ¹

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Definition of Contingents

1. contingent [n] - See also: contingent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contingents

contingency fee
contingency plan
contingency plans
contingency procedure
contingency table
contingency tables
contingent claim
contingent negative variation
contingent on(p)
contingent probability
contingent remainder
contingent remainders
contingents (current term)
continuant consonant

Literary usage of Contingents

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1. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Ramsay Weston Rhipps (1895)
"This demand for contingents, and the posi- ive way in which the Emperor ... The notes and orders re- 1 The contingents required were those the States of the ..."

2. South Africa and the Transvaal War by Louis Creswicke (1900)
"appointed principal medical officer for all the Australian contingents ... INDIA'S contingents Between the Australasian and Canadian Colonies and the ..."

3. The Theory of Unconscious Intelligence as Opposed to Theism by George Sylvester Morris (1880)
"contingents. A CONTINGENT is that which may be or may not be, or which is not ... contingents have no necessary existence, except a hypothetical one. ..."

4. The Policy and Administration of the Dutch in Java by Clive Day (1904)
"Both contingents and forced deliveries were supplies of products exacted ... In theory the contingents were fixed amounts of products due annually from the ..."

5. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1916)
"Exclusive of the contingents from the colonies, the total strength of the English army ... Ceylon, Fiji and other parts of the empire all sent contingents. ..."

6. Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1902)
"... the second and principal duty of the central Caucus consists in ensuring the co-operation and the unity of action of all the contingents of the party. ..."

7. A Svrvay of London: Contayning the Originall, Antiquity, Increase, Moderne by John Stow, Henry Morley (1890)
"... and to omit none of the contingents. Boys of different schools strive against one another in verses, and contend about the principles of grammar and ..."

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