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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Contingent (0.01402 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Contingent.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: contingent rombongan, tak tentu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: contingent contingent adj 1: possible but not certain to occur; “they had to plan for contingent expenses” 2: determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established; “arms sales contingent on the approval of congress” [syn: contingent on(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p) , depending on(p)] 3: uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances; “the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain”- George Eliot n 1: a gathering of persons representative of some larger group; “each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics” 2: a temporary military unit; “the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent” [syn: detail]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Contingent Contingent \Con*tin"gent\, n. 1. An event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future; a contingency. [1913 Webster] His understanding could almost pierce into future contingents. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share; proportion; esp., a quota of troops. [1913 Webster] From the Alps to the border of Flanders, contingents were required . . . 200,000 men were in arms. --Milman. [1913 Webster] Contingent \Con*tin"gent\, a. [L. contingens, -entis, p. pr. of contingere to touch on all sides, to happen; con- + tangere to touch: cf. F. contingent. See Tangent, Tact.] 1. Possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual. [1913 Webster] Weighing so much actual crime against so much contingent advantage. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. Dependent on that which is undetermined or unknown; as, the success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he can not control. “Uncertain and contingent causes.” --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) Dependent for effect on something that may or may not occur; as, a contingent estate. [1913 Webster] If a contingent legacy be left to any one when he attains, or if he attains, the age of twenty-one. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


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