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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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Keywords: Contingency Analysis, Performance Indices, Load flow Analysis, Fault Tansient Analysis, System Stability Analysis
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(c) If there is only a remote possibility of loss, the entity does not accrue or disclose the loss contingency (unless the contingency is with respect to guarantees).
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A contingency recruiter traditionally will have more failures than successes, but it's the successes and the exhilaration of those successes that keeps a contingency recruiter in the business.