Contingent use


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(Law) a use to come into operation on a future uncertain event.

See also: Use

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Purchasing coverage is the reverse situation: the contingent use of another's capital for a fee (the insurance premium), much like the buyer of the call option.
Abdulsalam further said the pro-Riyadh contingent uses sophisticated missiles in its deadly air raids and recruits mercenaries from around the world to press ahead with its offensive in Yemen
Like the anti-war movement, the pro-war contingent uses the disproportionate numbers of people of color in the armed forces to justify their position.