contingency plan

noun

Definition of contingency plan

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

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“Contingency plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contingency%20plan. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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