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英语(English)

词源(Etymology)

From Old French contingent, from Medieval Latin contingens (possible, contingent), present participle of contingere (to touch, meet, attain to, happen), from com- (together) + tangere (to touch).

发音(Pronunciation)

  • IPA(key): /kənˈtɪn.dʒənt/

名词(Noun)

contingent (plural contingents)

  1. An event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future.
    Synonym: contingency
  2. That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share.
    Synonym: proportion
  3. (military) A quota of troops.
    • 2014, Ian Black, "Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian, 27 November 2014:
      Arrests and prosecutions intensified after Isis captured Mosul in June, but the groundwork had been laid by an earlier amendment to Jordan’s anti-terrorism law. It is estimated that 2,000 Jordanians have fought and 250 of them have died in Syria – making them the third largest Arab contingent in Isis after Saudi Arabians and Tunisians.

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形容词(Adjective)

contingent (comparative more contingent, superlative most contingent)

  1. Possible or liable, but not certain to occur.
    Synonyms: incidental, casual
    Antonyms: certain, inevitable, necessary, impossible
  2. (with upon or on) Dependent on something that is undetermined or unknown.
    Synonyms: conditional; see also Thesaurus:conditional
    The success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he cannot control.
    • 1989, Thurgood Marshall, “Dissenting Opinion”, in Watkins v. Murray[1]:
      The imposition of the death penalty should not be contingent on a particular jury's unguided understanding of a legal term of art.
  3. Dependent on something that may or may not occur.
    a contingent estate
  4. Not logically necessarily true or false.
  5. Temporary.
    contingent labor
    contingent worker

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Catalan

名词(Noun)

contingent m (plural contingents)

  1. contingent

French

发音(Pronunciation)

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tɛ̃.ʒɑ̃/

形容词(Adjective)

contingent (feminine singular contingente, masculine plural contingents, feminine plural contingentes)

  1. contingent

名词(Noun)

contingent m (plural contingents)

  1. quota
  2. contingent

Latin

动词(Verb)

contingent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of contingō

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