contingency plan

Definition of contingency plan

  1. :  a plan that can be followed if an original plan is not possible for some reason

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of being contingent

    :  a contingent event or condition: such as

    :  an event (as an emergency) that may but is not certain to occur

  1. :  a drawing or diagram drawn on a plane: such as

    :  a top or horizontal view of an object

    :  a large-scale map of a small area

  1. :  to arrange the parts of :  design

    :  to devise or project the realization or achievement of

    :  to have in mind :  intend

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