n. a gathering of persons representative of some larger group; "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"
detail, contingent
n. a temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
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adj. uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances; "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot
depending on, dependant upon, dependent upon, dependant on, dependent on, contingent upon, contingent on, contingent
adj. determined by conditions or circumstances that follow; "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"
adj. possible but not certain to occur; "they had to plan for contingent expenses"
grouping, group
n. any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
n. the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun"
axis, bloc
n. a group of countries in special alliance
legion, host
n. archaic terms for army
social unit, unit
n. an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
army corps, corps
n. an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
n. an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
n. army unit smaller than a division
n. army unit smaller than a division
n. an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
n. a small unit of troops of special composition
n. a small army unit usually having a special function
n. a smallest army unit
full complement, complement
n. number needed to make up a whole force; "a full complement of workers"
n. a naval unit that is detached from the fleet for a particular task
n. a range of frequencies between two limits
military junta, junta
n. a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
political party, party
n. an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
n. the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
n. one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
possible, potential
adj. existing in possibility; "a potential problem"; "possible uses of nuclear power"
adj. has a good chance of being the case or of coming about; "these services are likely to be available to us all before long"; "she is likely to forget"; "a likely place for a restaurant"; "the broken limb is likely to fall"; "rain is likely"; "a likely topic for investigation"; "likely candidates for the job"
iffy, flukey, fluky, chancy
adj. subject to accident or chance or change; "a chancy appeal at best"; "getting that job was definitely fluky"; "a fluky wind"; "an iffy proposition"
contrary to fact, counterfactual
adj. going counter to the facts (usually as a hypothesis)
qualified, dependant, dependent
adj. contingent on something else
provisionary, tentative, provisional, probationary
adj. under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"
adj. subject to a proviso; "a provisory clause"
realizable, manageable, doable, achievable, accomplishable
adj. capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do
affirmable, assertable
adj. capable of being affirmed or asserted; "a quality affirmable of every member of the family"
adj. capable of being alleged or asserted to be true
come-at-able, attainable
adj. capable of being attained or accomplished; "choose an attainable goal"; "art is not something that is come-at-able by dint of study"
adj. capable of being attempted
adj. within the bounds of what may be conceived within the framework of nature; "a cure is still conceivable"
workable, viable, practicable, feasible, executable
adj. capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
adj. statistically possible though highly improbable; "have a mathematical chance of making the playoffs"
adj. capable of being studied carefully and thoroughly and in detail
sure, certain
adj. certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"
unconditioned, unconditional
adj. not conditional; "unconditional surrender"
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