be contingent on


be contingent on
be dependent on, depend on, be on the condition that -

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  • contingent — contingent, ente (kon tin jan, jan t ) adj. 1°   Terme de philosophie. Qui peut arriver ou ne pas arriver, éventuel. •   Ils raisonnaient sur les événements contingents ou non contingents de cet univers, VOLT. Cand. 29. •   La raison de mon… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré


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