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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

contingence (countable and uncountable, plural contingences)

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

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NounEdit

contingence f (plural contingences)

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

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