contingency contingency  /kən ˈtɪn dʒən si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a possible event or occurrence or result
  2. (n) the state of being contingent on something

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Miles Fisher, Mike Castle To Star In Comedy Central Pilot ‘Bad Advice From My Brother’

    Miles Fisher ( Final Destination 5 ) and Mike Castle will topline the Comedy Central pilot Bad Advice From My Brother , lifting the contingency on the project. Reggie Watts co-stars in the project, based on Jordan Pope Roush’s blog of the same name, which follows the adventures of two brothers — Jason (Fisher), the older, not necessarily wiser brother who has spent most of his post-college life ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

  2. Readers Feel...

    Rain, Chance... When the City of Canyon made its drought contingency plan back in 2000, officials had no idea they'd be using it more than a decade later.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KAMR Amarillo

  3. Rain, Chance...

    The Little Red Chef's Twist and Chop is kind of like the Slap Chop but instead as the name implies, you twist. Personal Chef Ruthie... When the City of Canyon made its drought contingency plan back in 2000, officials had no idea they'd be using it more than a decade...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KAMR Amarillo

Quotes

  1. "It is now clear that the estimated cost at the time of the bid ...... was entirely unrealistic," Leigh said. "It ignored foreseeable major factors such as contingency provision, tax obligations and policing and wider security requirements....
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Edward Leigh Source: News1130

  2. Mr Walsh said: "More than 15,000 customers a day have contacted us since the union announced a series of 72-hour strikes, extremely concerned about their winter holidays and business trips. Announcing our contingency plans means we can end...
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: Willie Walsh Source: Independent

  3. "As a result of last summer's hostilities, Hezbollah's self-confidence and hostility toward the US as a supporter of Israel could cause the group to increase its contingency planning against US interests," Negroponte told the Senate Intelligence...
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: John Negroponte Source: Washington Post

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