Delegation vs Contingency - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between delegation and contingency

is that delegation is delegation while contingency is (uncountable) the quality of being contingent, of happening by chance; unpredictability.

delegation

Noun

(en noun)
  • An act of delegating.
  • A group of used to discuss issues with an opponent.
  • (computing): A method dispatching technique describing the lookup and inheritance rules for self-referential calls.
  • (legal): A contract whereby the original debtor substitutes a new debtor in his stead, with the creditor’s permission.
  • See also

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    contingency

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The quality of being contingent, of happening by chance; unpredictability.
  • (countable) A possibility; something which may or may not happen. A chance occurrence, especially in finance, unexpected expenses.
  • (countable) An amount of money which a party to a contract has to pay to the other party (usually the supplier of a major project to the client) if he or she does not fulfill the contract according to the specification.
  • (logic, countable) A statement which is neither a tautology nor a contradiction.
  • Synonyms

    * (quality of happening by chance) possibility * See also

    Antonyms

    * (quality of happening by chance) inevitability, impossibility

    Coordinate terms

    * (statement which is neither a tautology nor a contradiction) contradiction, tautology

    Derived terms

    * contingency plan