contingencia

contingencia(
kohn
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teen
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hehn
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syah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (unexpected event)
a. eventuality
El equipo de rescate está entrenado para enfrentar cualquier tipo de contingencia.The rescue team is trained to face any kind of eventualities.
b. contingency
No estábamos preparados para la contingencia de un motín.We weren't prepared for the contingency of a mutiny.
2. (chance)
a. possibility
Se evacuó la ciudad ante la contingencia de inundaciones.The city was evacuated given the possibility of flood.
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contingencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (eventualidad)
a. eventuality
2. (formal)
a. possibility
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contingencia
(gen) contingency; (posibilidad) eventuality; possibility;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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