contingency

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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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Of course permanent and contingency workers interact, sometimes extensively, but permanent employees usually treat contingencies who serve their convenience as colleagues, not peers.
is trying to get out from under inherited contingencies and make his own contingencies, get out from under an old final vocabulary and fashion one which will be all his own.
In summary, the insurance industry can add real value by providing ways for corporations to access capital and to creatively structure deals through products that put a present value on future contingencies.
TEI is unaware of widespread abuses and we seriously question whether the proper response to any such problem is increased disclosure, especially of accruals for tax contingencies.
89-5, a consensus was reached that says, "A sale of mortgage loan servicing rights should not be recognized before the closing of the sale; that is, when title and all risks and rewards have irrevocably passed to the buyer, and there are no significant unresolved contingencies.
Debt instruments subject to the wait and see approach retain the prior-law approach to contingencies -- generally, there are no tax consequences until the contingency is paid.
According to the IRS, the regulation was intended to encompass only contingencies beyond the decedent's control, such as those enumerated in the regulation: reaching a certain age or surviving another person, for example.
The timing and amount of distributions will also depend on the final resolution of the various contingencies outlined above.
The regulations go on to provide some specific examples of contingencies related to a child: a child attaining a certain age or income level, dying, marrying, leaving school, leaving the custodial parent's household or gainful employment.
5, Accounting for Contingencies, established the GAAP concept behind the ALLL.
The First Union underwriting commitment is subject to various conditions and contingencies, including mutually acceptable documentation.
Publicly traded companies are required to disclose all litigation contingencies when eventual loss from a lawsuit is reasonably possible or probable.