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1. A joining or touching.
2. Contingency.


1. the state of touching or being in contact
2. another word for contingency


(kənˈtɪn dʒəns)

contact or tangency.
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Noun1.contingence - a possible event or occurrence or result
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens


A coming together so as to be touching:
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