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  • n  a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
    each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics
  • n  a temporary military unit
    the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent
  • s  possible but not certain to occur
    they had to plan for contingent expenses
  • s  determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
    arms sales contingent on the approval of congress
  • s  uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances
    the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot

  • My going to Malaysia is contingent on getting the visa on time.
News & Articles

  • Tee Times: Kevin Ollie, Warde Manuel, George Blaney Among UConn Contingent at Travelers Pro Am
    Here are some Travelers tee times for the UConn contingent at the Pro Am on Wednesday. Kevin Ollie will be teeing off bright and early, at 7:30 a.m. with Jonaz Blizt, Warde Manuel and UHart women’s coach Jennifer Rizzotti at the 10th tee. Geno Auriemma, George Blaney, who retired last week, and John Green will tee [...]        
    June 18, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • Track. Eight Jayhawks to Compete at USA Track & Field Championships
    The Jayhawk men's and women's track & field teams will send a strong contingent to the USA Senior and Junior Championships this week in Des Moines, Iowa. The meet will feature hundreds of the nation's tops athletes at both the junior and senior levels and will include eight athletes from the University of Kansas.
    June 18, 2013 - Kansas Jayhawks
  • Comments
    Governor Jerry Brown's insider contingent at Sempra Energy got bigger last week with the announcement that his sister, former California Treasurer Kathleen Brown, had joined the board of the San Diego-based utility giant, which owns SDG&E and the Southern California Gas Company.
    June 17, 2013 - San Diego Reader

  • Leigh Steinberg in Forbes
    His indication was they were interested in Ricky,Steinberg said. "The spirit of the discussion was welcoming. It was a very similar discussion to what you would have regarding a draft choice or any returning player. The only contingent was...
  • Vladimir Putin in International Herald Tribune
    It's a pity that some of our partners, instead of helping, are in fact trying to get in the way,Putin said at a Cabinet meeting. "I mean among other things the United States airlifting Georgia's military contingent from Iraq effectively...
  • Jim Flaherty in Globe and Mail
    I really want to see the G20 agree on how go forward; it is important that we try to be collegial,Mr. Flaherty said Monday after a speech to Wall Street analysts at the Canadian consulate. "I like the contingent capital idea, but I...

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