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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contingent /kən'tindʤənt/
  • tính từ
    • ngẫu nhiên, tình cờ, bất ngờ
      • contingent expenses: những món chi tiêu bất ngờ
    • còn tuỳ thuộc vào, còn tuỳ theo
      • to be contingent on something: còn tuỳ thuộc vào việc gì
  • danh từ
    • (quân sự) đạo quân (để góp thành một đạo quân lớn hơn)
    • nhóm con (nhóm người trong một nhóm lớn hơn)
    • (như) contingency
Concise Dictionary
+a gathering of persons representative of some larger group
+a temporary military unit
+possible but not certain to occur
+determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
+uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances

Advanced English Dictionary
noun, adjective
+ noun [C+sing./pl. v.]
1 a group of people at a meeting or an event who have sth in common, especially the place they come from, that is not shared by other people at the event: The largest contingent was from the United States. + A strong contingent of local residents were there to block the proposal.
2 a group of soldiers that are part of a larger force: the French contingent in the UN peacekeeping force
+ adjective
~ (on / upon sth) (formal) dependent on sth that may or may not happen: Any further payments are contingent upon satisfactory completion dates.
contingently adverb
Collocation Dictionary


large, strong, substantial | military, naval, police | British, UN, etc.


~ from
a strong contingent from Camberwell Art School
| ~ of
a large contingent of American troops

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