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contingent (kəntin´jənt),

adj dependent for effect on something that may or may not occur.
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Over the next 12 months, Staffing Industry Analysts will continue to develop and expand the Certified Contingent Workforce Professional program to span all areas of contingent workforce program management.
De Mistura arrived at the Italian Contingent Command's base aboard an Italian helicopter, accompanied by UNIFIL Commander General Paolo Serra.
However, the current regulations only address how to allocate fixed or noncontingent nonperiodic payments; they do not consider how to recognize contingent nonperiodic payments.
ITW's attempt to deduct payment of the contingent liability conflicted with the well-established principle that a company must capitalize the total cost, including contingencies, it incurs to acquire assets.
Underwriters must understand the magnitude that contingent business-interruption claims can reach.
GILGIT -- The Gilgit-Baltistan contingent employees serving in different departments on Wednesday called off their 10-day-long sit-in seeking regularisation of their jobs, after the authorities agreed to meet their demands.
NNA - The Korean contingent to UNIFIL invited past participants of the Korea Visiting Program and members of the Korea-Lebanon Friendship Association to the unit's 'Homecoming Day' Event to solidify the friendly relation between Korea and Lebanon.
In ceremonies at AFP headquarters at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, on Friday the 135-strong contingent led by Col.
A Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contingent of 176 participants from across Canada proudly overcame a major physical challenge by crossing the finish line today after partaking in the 97th annual International Four Days MarchesNijmegen.
Summary: The Korean contingent of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon has examined some 60,000 patients in the Tyre district since it deployed in Lebanon in 2006.
LAHORE -- A contingent of 300 players and officials will take part in the 32nd edition of the National Games being held in Islamabad from June 27.
LAHORE, November 09, 2009 (Balochistan Times): In order to pay homage to the national poet Allama Dr Muhammad Iqbal, a change of guard ceremony was held at the Mazar-e-Iqbal in a befitting manner and a smartly turned Pak Navy contingent assumed duties, here on Monday.

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