contingent

[ kuh n-tin-juh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contingent

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTINGENT

The 58th Ohio, (German,) also contained a Cleveland contingent.

The contingent numbered sixteen Europeans, and about 350 natives.

Was crowned in Westminster Abbey, but without the American contingent.

He paid a contingent fee and was listed as one of the competitors.

In recent years preceding, the annual contingent had been about 430,000.

Applause, and a round of "wunderschoning" and pracht volleying from the German contingent.

I couldn't get near the Italian contingent, but they chattered loudly.

It was he, who, during the illness of the then Premier, despatched the contingent to the Soudan.

I do not suppose that there is anywhere at this time such a contingent to be found in London.

But these sacrifices are distant, contingent, and inconsiderable.

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