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contingency

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of contingency

  1. 1 something that might happen <agencies trying to provide for every contingency in a national emergency> Synonyms case, contingence, event, contingent, eventuality, possibilityRelated Words probability; accident, chance, hap, hazard, risk

  2. 2 something upon which the carrying out of an agreement or offer depends <an offer to buy the house, with the contingency that it pass inspection> Synonyms condition, if, provision, proviso, qualification, reservation, stipulationRelated Words strings, terms; precondition, prerequisite, requirement, requisite; limitation, modification, restriction; exception, exemption; demand, essential, must, necessity, need





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