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In recent weeks, San Diego Unified officials have started pushing the idea that reopening schools will be contingent on the availability of widespread testing within schools.
While there’s a large contingent of women in nonphysician medical roles and studying at medical schools, the gender gap widens from residency onward.Women are America’s most important health care customers. So why is the system designed by men?|jakemeth|November 5, 2020|Fortune
Lululemon joins the ranks of companies ranging from Clorox and Walmart to Target and Adidas, all of which have introduced similar social and environmental goals in recent years as a growing contingent of their consumers have demanded them.Lululemon announces expanded size range and sustainable fabrics in new good citizenship push|Phil Wahba|October 28, 2020|Fortune
School leaders emphasized the plan is contingent on the severity of the virus in the community at the time, as well as the success of “phase one.”
Several lessons follow from seeing your own knowledge as contingent on others’.
We must therefore recognize that what possesses primary and absolute existence is anterior to what exists contingently.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
This is usually committed, when in connexed Propositions the Terms adhere contingently.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
The objects of sense-perception are external, individual, "nearest to sense," and occasionally or contingently present to sense.Christianity and Greek Philosophy|Benjamin Franklin Cocker
"Even contingently, Mrs. Trafford will not involve herself in my fortunes," said he, half haughtily.Tony Butler|Charles James Lever
The dynamical only specify rules whereby we can define the relation in which existences contingently given are connected.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith