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  1. contingent

    • IPA[kənˈtɪndʒ(ə)nt]

    英式

    • adj.
      subject to chance;(of losses, liabilities, etc.) that can be anticipated to arise if a particular event occurs.
    • n.
      a group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group;a body of troops or police sent to join a larger force
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    • 1. a group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group a contingent of Japanese businessmen attending a conference
    • a body of troops or police sent to join a larger force six warships were stationed off the coast with a contingent of 2,000 marines