‹ Contingence Contingent ›
Meanings and phrases
- a possible event or occurrence or result; eventuality; contingence
- the state of being contingent on something
- a fee that is payable only if the outcome is successful (as for an attorney's services)
- an alternative to the normal procedure; triggered if an unusual but anticipated situation arises
- Montgomery ordered all contingency plans for retreat to be destroyed.
- All the officers were briefed at 3 a.m., the day of the raid, on the contingency plans in place.
- The U.S. Navy had also been updating its own contingency plans for just such a mining operation since 1965.
- Before the war, Iran had a contingency plan to attack the plant.
- Shortly after his inauguration, Nixon had ordered the preparation of a contingency plan, one that would hopefully bring the Vietnam War to an end.
- Foremost at the club's priorities was creating a contingency plan to raise approximately $50,000 for the construction of the tower and broadcast equipment.
- The E-8C can respond quickly and effectively to support worldwide military contingency operations.
- The Aviation Brigade supported numerous contingency operations throughout Europe and Southwest Asia.
- From 2000 to present, the wing trained for the defense of northwestern North America and for contingency operations worldwide.