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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Historically, large scale contingency operations have been primarily funded through supplemental spending bills outside the federal budget.
The board had earlier proposed an amendment allowing the hiring of attorneys to handle medical and other liens under a reverse contingency fee with the consent of the client.
Participation is open to all shooters competing with production FN firearms and wearing the 2013 Contingency Program jersey.
The Civilian Expeditionary Workforce (CEW) is a cadre of Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees that have been pre-identified for support of DoD contingency operations.
In addition to the free Contingency Planning Guide, PKL can also provide bespoke contingency plans, tailored to each client's exact requirements and business priorities.
I would also like to clarify some of my comments on phasing out contingency fees, which were taken out of context.
The additional contingency funds during 2008 will help support archery and foster greater competition.
For buyers, especially those at lower price points, it makes sense to request a financing contingency, which allows them to pull out of the contract easily if they do not get mortgage approval -- and have their deposit refunded.
Applying an independent group-oriented contingency to students in a cooperative learning experience ensures that each student has access to rewards based on his or her own performance (individual accountability).
Time, or the absence of it, can affect your contingency plans.
In a move toward transition of the Army's contingency contracting mission from the Army Contracting Agency to the Army Materiel Command, the Army issued activation orders on 28 July to establish two contingency contracting battalions (CCBs) and 14 contingency contracting teams (CCTs) under AMC's new Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois.