contingence

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin contingentia, from contingēns, present passive participle of contingō (I make contact with, I am touching).

Noun[edit]

contingence (countable and uncountable, plural contingences)

  1. (geometry) Contact; touching.
  2. Contingency.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contingentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

contingence f (plural contingences)

  1. contingence (all senses)
  2. (in the plural) contingencies

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