Delegation vs Contingent - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between delegation and contingent
is that delegation
is delegation while contingent
is an event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future; a contingency.
As an adjective contingent is
possible or liable, but not certain to occur; incidental; casual.
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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An event which may or may not happen; that which is unforeseen, undetermined, or dependent on something future; a contingency.
That which falls to one in a division or apportionment among a number; a suitable share; proportion;
a quota of troops.
* 2014 , Ian Black, "
Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian , 27 November 2014:
- Arrests and prosecutions intensified after Isis captured Mosul in June, but the groundwork had been laid by an earlier amendment to Jordan’s anti-terrorism law. It is estimated that 2,000 Jordanians have fought and 250 of them have died in Syria – making them the third largest Arab contingent in Isis after Saudi Arabians and Tunisians.
Possible or liable, but not certain to occur; incidental; casual.
(with upon ) Dependent on something that is undetermined or unknown.
Dependent on something that may or may not occur.
- The success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he can not control.
Not logically necessarily true or false.
- a contingent estate
* (possible but not certain to occur) incidental
* (possible but not certain to occur) certain, inevitable, necessary, impossible