contingency plan


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Spencer did not elaborate on the county’s contingency plan but said the administration has been in touch with the federal agencies that regulate animals in captivity at entertainment venues like the Seaquarium. Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald, 2 May 2024 Indications are the Sharks could be back in Salt Lake City as soon as this fall, with the NHL, per multiple reports, working on one contingency plan that would have the Arizona Coyotes relocate to Utah in time for next season. Curtis Pashelka, The Mercury News, 11 Apr. 2024 Pre-pregnancy is also an ideal time to look into the hospitals in your area and their C-section rates, do your research on doctors, and develop a contingency plan in the rare event that your doctor can’t be there to deliver your baby. Jasmine Elise, Essence, 11 Apr. 2024 Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU Call this a contingency plan for the possibility of Mike Evans departing in free agency. Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA TODAY, 23 Feb. 2024 Prepare a contingency plan for emergency and medical situations. Chris Sims, The Indianapolis Star, 9 Feb. 2024 After Hendrickson hung up, Slake explained her contingency plan. Elliot Ackerman, WIRED, 5 Feb. 2024 Being in the region in the offseason represents a contingency plan for Windstar. Laura Itzkowitz, Condé Nast Traveler, 2 Apr. 2024 Each day, keep an eye on how the models evolve and make your contingency plan for eclipse day. Michael Zeiler, Discover Magazine, 23 Feb. 2024

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“Contingency plan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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