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1. contingency

noun. ['kənˈtɪndʒənsi'] a possible event or occurrence or result.

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • eventuality
  • happening
  • contingence
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • appearance
  • beginning
  • ending
  • success

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • contingent (English)
  • contingens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Contingency

  • stringency

Example sentences of the word contingency


1. Noun, singular or mass
They make a home sale contingency more palatable than it would be without the kick out.

2. Verb, past participle
You can become a more decisive leader when you have contingency plans for every major decision outcome.

2. contingency

noun. ['kənˈtɪndʒənsi'] the state of being contingent on something.

Synonyms

  • dependence
  • dependency

Antonyms

  • noncurrent
  • allopatry
  • sympatry

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • contingent (English)
  • contingens (Latin)
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