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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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Car inevitablement, il sacrifie les singularites, "oublie" la contingence "alogique" du ceci, "mutilant" ainsi la realite [...] (98, original emphasis)
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Essai sur la necessite de la contingence (Meillassoux 2006) que el nuevo realismo adquiere plena carta de ciudadania en el pensamiento filosofico del siglo XXI.
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In other words, was the difference observed between Condition A and B (mainly for Negao) more due to the disturbing contingence arrangement set up for Condition B than to the favorable contingence arrangement set up in Condition A, or the other way around?
For the overall population, including the automobile workers as well as control workers, the 2X2 contingence table is shown in Table 4.