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Based vs. Contingent

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Basedadjective

Founded on; having a basis; often used in combining forms.

‘That was a soundly based argument.’;

Contingentnoun

An event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future; a contingency.

Basedadjective

Not caring what others think about one's personality, style, or behavior; focused on maintaining individuality.

Contingentnoun

That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share; proportion.

Basedadjective

Praiseworthy and admirable, often through exhibiting independence and security.

‘OP is based as fuck’; ‘Based and red pilled.’;

Contingentnoun

(military) A quota of troops.

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Basedverb

simple past tense and past participle of base

Contingentadjective

Possible or liable, but not certain to occur; incidental; casual.

Basedverb

Being derived from (usually followed by on or upon).

‘It's a new film based on a best-selling novel.’;

Contingentadjective

(with upon or on) Dependent on something that is undetermined or unknown.

‘The success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he cannot control.’;

Basedverb

Having a base

‘The ladder is based on the even sidewalk for stability.’;

Contingentadjective

Dependent on something that may or may not occur.

‘a contingent estate’;

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Basedverb

Having a base of operations.

‘The company is based in New York.’;

Contingentadjective

Not logically necessarily true or false.

Based

Having a base, or having as a base; supported; as, broad-based.

Contingentadjective

Temporary

‘contingent labor, contingent worker’;

Based

Wearing, or protected by, bases.

Contingentadjective

Possible, or liable, but not certain, to occur; incidental; casual.

‘Weighing so much actual crime against so much contingent advantage.’;

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Basedadjective

being derived from (usually followed by `on' or `upon');

‘a film based on a best-selling novel’;

Contingentadjective

Dependent on that which is undetermined or unknown; as, the success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he can not control.

Basedadjective

having a base;

‘firmly based ice’;

Contingentadjective

Dependent for effect on something that may or may not occur; as, a contingent estate.

‘If a contingent legacy be left to any one when he attains, or if he attains, the age of twenty-one.’;

Basedadjective

having a basis; often used as combining terms;

‘a soundly based argument’; ‘well-founded suspicions’;

Contingentnoun

An event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future; a contingency.

‘His understanding could almost pierce into future contingents.’;

Basedadjective

having a base of operations;

‘a company based in Atlanta’;

Contingentnoun

That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share; proportion; esp., a quota of troops.

‘From the Alps to the border of Flanders, contingents were required . . . 200,000 men were in arms.’;

Contingentnoun

a gathering of persons representative of some larger group;

‘each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics’;

Contingentnoun

a temporary military unit;

‘the peace-keeping force includes one British contingent’;

Contingentadjective

possible but not certain to occur;

‘they had to plan for contingent expenses’;

Contingentadjective

determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established;

‘arms sales contingent on the approval of congress’;

Contingentadjective

uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances;

‘the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain’;

Contingentadjective

subject to chance

‘the contingent nature of the job’;

Contingentadjective

(of losses, liabilities, etc.) that can be anticipated to arise if a particular event occurs.

Contingentadjective

true by virtue of the way things in fact are and not by logical necessity

‘that men are living creatures is a contingent fact’;

Contingentadjective

occurring or existing only if (certain circumstances) are the case; dependent on

‘his fees were contingent on the success of his search’;

Contingentnoun

a group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group

‘a contingent of Japanese businessmen attending a conference’;

Contingentnoun

a body of troops or police sent to join a larger force

‘six warships were stationed off the coast with a contingent of 2,000 marines’;

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