contingent

contingent(
kuhn
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tihn
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jihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (group)
a. el contingente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The extreme contingent of the party has alienated many moderate voters.El contingente extremista del partido ha alejado a muchos votantes moderados.
2. (military)
a. el contingente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An American armed contingent liberated the city with the help of the French resistance.Un contingente armado estadounidense liberó la ciudad con ayuda de la resistencia francesa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (dependent upon; used with "on" or "upon")
a. supeditado a
The student's permanent acceptance to the university is contingent on continued academic success.La admisión permanente del estudiante a la universidad está supeditada a su buen desempeño académico.
4. (uncertain or accidental)
a. contingente
Your budget should include provisions to cover any contingent situation.Tu presupuesto debe incluir previsiones para cubrir cualquier situación contingente.
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contingent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el contingente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. contingente
to be contingent on somethingdepender de algo
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contingent [kənˈtɪndʒənt]
adjective
to be contingent upon depender de
noun
1 (Mil) contingente (m)
2 (group) representación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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