contingence

[ kuh n-tin-juh ns ]
/ kənˈtɪn dʒəns /

noun

contact or tangency.

Origin of contingence

First recorded in 1520–30; conting(ent) + -ence
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British Dictionary definitions for contingence

contingence
/ (kənˈtɪndʒəns) /

noun

the state of touching or being in contact
another word for contingency
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