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contingency
used in The Bourne Supremacy

6 uses
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Definition
something that might happen — especially something that it is hoped will not happen

or more rarely:

something available in case of an event — especially an event that it is hoped will not occur
  • He would buy whatever he needed wherever he was, and that meant he had to have a great deal of money for any number of contingencies.
    Chapter 7 (41% in)
  • The funds were buried under top-secret, eyes-only contingency appropriations.
    Chapter 7 (45% in)
  • I always carry an extra thousand for contingencies, but only a thousand-'
    Chapter 21 (35% in)
  • 'I'll replace it out of contingency funds because we now have a new wrinkle.
    Chapter 25 (53% in)
  • You people always concern yourselves with contingencies, emergencies.
    Chapter 27 (55% in)
  • Your contingencies would include both chaos and a rendezvous.
    Chapter 27 (58% in)

There are no more uses of "contingency" in The Bourne Supremacy.

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