Synonyms for contingent
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absolute, arbitrary, arrogant, authoritative, autocratic, coercive, commanding, compulsive, compulsory, controlling, despotic, dictatorial, dogmatic, domineering, exacting, haughty, imperative, imperious, irresponsible, lordly, overbearing, peremptory, positive, supreme, tyrannical, unconditional, unequivocal
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a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
"each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
a temporary military unit
"the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
possible but not certain to occur
"they had to plan for contingent expenses"
contingent, contingent on(p), contingent upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), dependent upon(p), dependant upon(p), depending on(p)adjective
determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
"arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances
"the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot
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The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
We had an advanced party of 18 members of the incoming battalion arrive on Jan. 9 to begin preparations for delivery of contingent-owned equipment.
Arising from the attack, a contingent of officers responded for reinforcement and on arrival at the scene, engaged the attackers in a heavy fire-fight.
Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings.
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
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- контингент, дял, условен, случаен, зависещ, пайBulgarian
- Kontingent, Anteil, möglichGerman
- mahdollinen, riippuvainen, ehdollinenFinnish
- contingent, éventuel, hypothétiqueFrench
- до́ля, пай, кво́та, континге́нтRussian
- avhängig, eventuell, oviss, andelSwedish
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