contingence contingence


  • (n) a possible event or occurrence or result



  1. "As Tim would look out on this gathering, he would say, 'It's wild, it's wild. My family, my closest friends from near and far, the powerful, the ordinary and the largest contingence of all in this room-those who think they should be his successor...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: Tom Brokaw Source: E! Online

  2. Randy Rasmussen of Mantua, Utah, writes, "Health insurance is not insurance in the classical sense. Insurance in the classical sense means paying a relatively small sum to guard against a large contingence. Classical insurance is something you buy...
    on Nov 4, 2009 By: Randy Rasmussen Source: ESPN

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