contingent

All Noun Adjective
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  • They carried their full air wings and a contingent of Marine special forces.
  • This number represented the permanent contingent who remained for the entire event.
  • The three band contingents march forward and take position close to the President's seat.
  • He is now remembered for his approach to the problem of future contingents.
  • Anything that an agent is interested in can only be contingent, however, and never necessary.
  • This represented one of the largest engineer contingents within an Australian division during the war.
  • The contingents were quickly established throughout New Zealand in cities and small towns.
  • Every human action, however, is singular, contingent and takes place in particular circumstances.
  • He was later accepted into the fifth contingent and was promoted to the rank of lieutenant.
  • Similarly, the value of the goal may be contingent on the group members.
  • They were also responsible for military defense such as raising local contingents for royal armies.
  • When the crossing was completed, the second contingent attacked from the south.
  • He agreed contingent he be allowed re-write that draft.
  • Membership is contingent on those who are moving toward that point.
  • It is doubtful if they called on the subject nations for any contingents of troops. Cited from The Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 3. (of 7): Media, by George Rawlinson
  • Although both sides have strong contingents on the site, many members have not fully decided which side they belong to.
  • An army was raised including contingents from all over Ireland.
  • The contingents took more than two hours to pass the reviewing stand.
  • Night fell as they journeyed on, ever joined by fresh contingents from all the country round. Cited from The Black Douglas, by S. R. Crockett
  • Three contingents consisting of four companies were raised exclusively through this method.
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Words starting with contingent

Meaning of contingent

  • noun A gathering of persons representative of some larger group
    each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics
  • noun A temporary military unit
    the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent