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used in Black: The Birth of Evil

5 uses
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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
  • To plan for whatever contingencies might disrupt his primary course of action.
    Chapter 13 (24% in)
  • Contingencies for a hundred possible reactions to the release of any virus that met their requirements.
    Chapter 13 (83% in)
  • I'm not suggesting we start barring the doors, but I am suggesting we give contingencies some thought.
    Chapter 35 (41% in)
  • "I would like to consider some contingency planning in the event we do end up with a problem," Gains said.
    Chapter 35 (71% in)
  • I really don't think you need me to discuss contingencies.
    Chapter 35 (79% in)

There are no more uses of "contingency" in Black: The Birth of Evil.

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