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contingent
as in:  contingent upon


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.
  determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
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contingent contingents contingently
Strongly Associated with:   contingency
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  • 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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Associated words [difficulty]:   contingent [5] , contingency [3]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Personal Finance, Human Behavior, Logic & Reasoning
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