Yahoo香港字典 搜尋

  1. contingent

    • IPA[kənˈtinjənt]

    美式

    • adj.
      subject to chance;(of losses, liabilities, etc.) that can be anticipated to arise if a particular event occurs
    • n.
      a group of people united by some common feature, forming part of a larger group;a body of troops or police sent to join a larger force in an operation
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    名詞

    • 1. a group of people united by some 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 in an operation a contingent of 2,000 marines
    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[kənˈtɪndʒ(ə)nt]

    英式

    • adj.
      subject to chance: the contingent nature of the job
    • n.
      a group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group: a contingent of Japanese businessmen attending a conference

    Oxford Dictionary