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.
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.
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(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.
* (quality of happening by chance) possibility
* See also
* (quality of happening by chance) inevitability, impossibility
* (statement which is neither a tautology nor a contradiction) contradiction, tautology
* contingency plan