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contingency

n. an event that might not occur.

contingency

noun accident, befalling, casus, chance, circumstance, circumstantial event, coincidence, conditional event, contingence, contingent, contingent event, dependdnt event, doubtful event, fortune, hap, happening, incident, luck, occurrence, possibility, uncertain event, uncertainty, unforeseen occurrence, unintentional happening
Associated concepts: contingency contract, double continnency, unavoidable contingency, unforeseen contingency, unusual or extraordinary contingencies
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be exxected, and no one is bound to foresee it.
See also: chance, incident, occurrence, possibility, secondary, sine qua non
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The degree of dependency between the items was measured using the Contingency Coefficient and proved significant (C=0.
There is a little dependency among the portion of useful, trivial and inexplicable rules and their occurrence in the set of discovered rules extracted from the file B2, and the contingency coefficient is not statistically significant.
Quantitative data analysis have been used in this article includes: frequencies, statistics of central tendency, measures of variation, One--way ANOVA, Kruskal--Wallis test, Mann--Whitney test, Chi--squared test, Values of Phi, Cramer's V, Contingency Coefficient, Cronbach's alpha.
Chi-Square Tests = 512,240, Contingency Coefficient = 0,741, Asymp.
Source: Own elaboration Table 4: T-Czuprow and C-Pearson contingency coefficient T-Czuprow C-Pearson T = [square root of C = [square root of [chi square]/ [chi square]/ n x [square root [chi square] + n]] of (k - 1) x (l - 1)]] Source: Own elaboration based on: Aczel and Soundepardian, 2009 Table 5: Relationships between entrepreneur's information needs and assumed factors in short-term management Information Liquidity Profitability Efficiency about Factor Size of enterprise Empir.
132; Contingency coefficient for depression and change in coverage p = 0.

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