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Sample Sentences Using
contingent -- as in: contingent upon
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as in: contingent upon Define
determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
  • We made an offer to buy the house, but the offer is contingent upon our selling our existing home before closing the sale on the new one.
  • They had to plan for contingent expenses.
  • arms sales contingent on the approval of congress
  • Let us, then, look at this matter, along with some interesting items contingent.
    Melville, Herman  --  Moby Dick LXVIII-CXXXIV
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as in: the Canadian contingent Define
a group of people acting for or representing a larger group with whom they have something in common -- such as a squad of soldiers who are sent to do a job or members of a group who are sent to represent the larger group at a convention
as in: contingent upon Define
determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
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