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contingent

US [kənˈtɪndʒənt]
UK [kənˈtɪndʒ(ə)nt]
  • n.代表团;(军队的)分遣队
  • adj.依情况而定的;临时工;临时工作
  • Web可能发生的;队伍;小分队
Plural Form:contingents  
contingent
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n.
1.
(志趣相投、尤指来自同一地方的)一组与会者,代表团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.
最大的会议代表团来自美国。
A strong contingent of local residents were there to block the proposal.
由当地居民组成的强大的代表团在那里阻止通过这项提案。
2.
(军队的)分遣队,小分队a group of soldiers that are part of a larger force
the French contingent in the UN peacekeeping force
联合国维和部队的法国分队
adj.
1.
~ (on/upon sth)
依情况而定的depending on sth that may or may not happen
All payments are contingent upon satisfactory completion dates.
所有的付款须视是否如期完成。
2.
~ worker/work/job
临时工;临时工作a person, or work done by a person, who does not have a permanent contract with a company
the spread of contingent work throughout the economy
临时工作在整个经济领域的扩展

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