contingency

  1. a possible event or occurrence or result
  2. the state of being contingent on something

Contingency

[philosophy] In philosophy and logic, contingency is the status of propositions that are neither true under every possible valuation (i.e. tautologies) nor false under every possible valuation (i.e. contradictions). A contingent proposition is neither necessarily true nor necessarily false. Propositions that are contingent may be so because...
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Contingency

With respect to Radiation Protection , contingency means preparing for, and taking action, in the event of an unplanned release of Radioactive material or other unplanned Radiation incident which could lead to radiation exposure to the individual, the population or environment. Contingency may be determined by simple risk assessment or by a more co...
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contingency

[n] - the state of being contingent on something
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Contingency

Provision within a contract that renders an agreement incomplete until a designated event such as a survey or inspection occurs.
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Contingency

A sum of money included in a budget that is set aside for unforeseen circumstances. The monies can only be spent with the approval of the client.
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Contingency

Con·tin'gen·cy noun ; plural Contingencies . [ Confer French contingence .] 1. Union or connection; the state of touching or contact. 'Point of contingency .' J. Gregory. 2. The quality or state of being contingent or casual; the possibility of co...
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contingency

noun the state of being contingent on something
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Contingency

An additional amount or percentage added to any cash flow item (ie. Capex). Care is needed to ensure it is either to be spent or to remain as a cushion.
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Contingency

• (n.) Union or connection; the state of touching or contact. • (n.) A certain possible event that may or may not happen, by which, when happening, some particular title may be affected. • (n.) The quality or state of being contingent or casual; the possibility of coming to pass. • (n.) An event which may or may not occur; that ...
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contingency

(from the article `logic, history of`) ...two notions of the `possible`: (1) as what is not impossible (i.e., the opposite of which is not necessary) and (2) as what is neither necessary ... A proposition is said to be necessary if it holds (is true) in all logically possible circumstances or conditions. `All husbands are...
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contingency

(from the article `Indonesia`) ...particular products (clove production, for example, was limited to Ambon, nutmeg and mace to the Banda Islands) and, in the 18th century, pushed ...
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CONTINGENCY

A condition that must be met before a contract is binding.
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Contingency

[logic] The Transformers The Movie: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the 1986 soundtrack from the motion picture The Transformers: The Movie. It was released in the United States by Scotti Bros. Records on Gramophone record and Compact Cassette. It was released in Japan by Pony Canyon on Audio CD in 1989. In 1992, Scotti Bros. released...
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Contingency

a clause in a purchase contract outlining conditions that must be fulfilled before the contract is executed. Both, buyer or seller may include contingencies in a contract, but both parties must accept the contingency.
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contingency

This is an existing condition involving uncertainty as to possible gain (gain contingency) or loss (loss contingency) that will be resolved by future events. Estimates, such as the useful life of an asset, are not contingencies. Eventual expiration of the asset's utility is not uncertain.
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Contingency

A designated amount of a budget which is added in anticipation of potential cost overruns.
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contingency

The idea that evolution consists of many branching points and that an organism's future evolution depends on previous branching points. This theory would predict that evolution is unlikely to produce similar species on different planets. It stands in contradistinction to convergent evolution.
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Contingency

(Lat. contingere, to touch on all sides) In its broadest philosophical usage a state of affairs is said to be contingent if it may and also may not be. A certain event, for example, is contingent if, and only if, it may come to pass and also may not come to pass. For this reason contingency is not quite equivalent in meaning to possibility (q.v.);....
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Contingency

is the unexpected failure or outage of a system component, such as a generator, transmission line, circuit breaker, switch or other electrical element. A contingency may also include multiple components which are related by situations leading to simultaneous component outages.
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Contingency

The dependence upon a stated event which must occur before a contract is binding.
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Contingency

A condition that must be met before a contract is legally binding. For example, homebuyers often include a contingency that specifies that the contract is not binding until they obtain a satisfactory home inspection report from a qualified home inspector.
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contingency

A condition that must be met before a contract is legally binding. For example, home purchasers often include a contingency that specifies that the contract is not binding until the purchaser obtains a satisfactory home inspection report from a qualified home inspector.
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Contingency

With respect to Radiation Protection , contingency means preparing for, and taking action, in the event of an unplanned release of Radioactive material or other unplanned Radiation incident which could lead to radiation exposure to the individual, the population or environment. Contingency may be determined by simple risk assessment or by a more c....
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Contingency

Actions taken as part of risk management in the event of a disaster, emergency or crisis.
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