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definition: depending on some factor, circumstance, or event; conditional (often followed by “on” or “upon”).
example: My purchase of this house is contingent on selling my old house.
example: Her getting an early release from prison is contingent upon her continued good behavior.
definition: a representative group making up part of a larger assemblage.
example: This group makes up our state’s contingent at the national conference.
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