Delegation vs Contingent - What's the difference?

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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.

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.
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    contingent

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Possible or liable, but not certain to occur; incidental; casual.
  • (with upon ) Dependent on something that is undetermined or unknown.
  • The success of his undertaking is contingent upon events which he can not control.
  • Dependent on something that may or may not occur.
  • a contingent estate
  • Not logically necessarily true or false.
  • Synonyms

    * (possible but not certain to occur) incidental

    Antonyms

    * (possible but not certain to occur) certain, inevitable, necessary, impossible

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