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Adjective contingent has 3 senses
  1. contingent - possible but not certain to occur; "they had to plan for contingent expenses"
    impossible (indirect, via possible)
  2. contingent, contingent on, dependent on, dependant on, depending on - determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established; "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
    Antonym: unconditional (indirect, via conditional)
  3. contingent - uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances; "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot
    certain, sure (indirect, via uncertain)
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