contingent upon

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Related to contingent upon: conferred, ameliorating, contingent on
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Adj.1.contingent upon - determined by conditions or circumstances that follow; "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
conditional - imposing or depending on or containing a condition; "conditional acceptance of the terms"; "lent conditional support"; "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"
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But a more genuine feeling of relief was experienced by Devil's Ford when it was rumored that Fairfax Munroe had asked for the hand of Jessie Carr, and that some promise contingent upon the equitable adjustment of the affairs of the mine had been given by Mr.
This phase of the many possibilities which he had realized might be contingent upon even the partial success of his work alone had escaped his consideration, so that the first wave of triumphant exultation with which he had viewed the finished result of this last experiment had been succeeded by overwhelming consternation as he saw the thing which he had created gasp once or twice with the feeble spark of life with which he had endowed it, and expire--leaving upon his hands the corpse of what was, to all intent and purpose, a human being, albeit a most grotesque and misshapen thing.
Also, Axfood has reached an agreement with Norgesgruppen to, contingent upon clearance of Axfood's acquisition from the Swedish Competition Authority, sell 49% of the shares in Eurocash to Norgesgruppen.
Another deal, in the agreement stage, after substantial investment of time and funds, is contingent upon the relocation of tenants, and may not be executable if said tenancies are not willing to relocate or adjust their present leases.
Contingent upon the closing of the refinancing, MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
officials have granted exemptions from the tariffs of up to 30%, Brazilian authorities say the country's involvement in the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA) is contingent upon a loosening of U.
is being selected to receive a $485,000,000 cost-plus-award fee and $1,000,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts contingent upon approval by the Defense Acquisition Board.
Plans for violent action are contingent upon perceived government provocation
In addition, an income interest (or life estate) that is contingent upon the executor's election under section 2056(b) (7) (B) (v) is not a qualifying income interest for life, regardless of whether the election is actually made.
Thus, whether payment is contingent upon success is determined by the terms of the contract: