contingence

[ kuhn-tin-juhns ]
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noun
  1. contact or tangency.

Origin of contingence

1
First recorded in 1520–30; conting(ent) + -ence

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British Dictionary definitions for contingence

contingence

/ (kənˈtɪndʒəns) /


noun
  1. the state of touching or being in contact

  2. another word for contingency

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