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contingency

a critical event such as birth or death or affliction with a particular disease.

contingency coefficient
see contingency coefficient.
contingency table
tabular classification of epidemiological data in horizontal lines and vertical rows, e.g. cause of death vertically and age horizontally, so that each patient appears only once.
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The proposed statement would 1) expand the population of loss contingencies that companies are currently required to disclose under SFAS 5;2) require disclosure of specific quantitative and qualitative information about those loss contingencies; 3) require a tabular reconciliation of recognized loss contingencies; and 4) provide an exemption from disclosing certain required information of disclosing that information would be prejudicial to an entity's position is a dispute.
Crocker and Wolfe emphasized the contingencies on which self-esteem is based, and proposed that contingency of domain self-esteem might moderate the effect of domain self-esteem on global self-esteem.
The country's 1999 law on contingencies in areas surrounding Japan calls for close cooperation between Japan and the United States to prevent any such situation from deteriorating.
In recent memory, it has been standard practice among Manhattan new developments across the board to not allow for financing contingencies in purchase agreements," said Tricia Cole, COO of Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.
Keywords: cooperative learning, group contingencies, individual contingencies, college students.
5, Accounting for Contingencies, states, in part, that a "loss contingency" will be charged to income if (1) it is probable that a loss has been incurred at the date of the financial statements and (2) the amount of the loss can be reasonably estimated.
They suspect companies use these reasons as excuses or disguises to cut contingencies.
Fortunately, the accounting rules provide guidance for the appropriate treatment of contingencies.
3) Given that many of life's contingencies are originally inherited, getting free of them is a far-reaching business, bringing a whole Nietzschean lifestyle in its train.
More common lately, all kinds of health care workers were offered the choice of becoming contingencies or being laid off.
The Purchase Agreement contains a number of contingencies that need to be eliminated before the restaurant sale can close.