contingent event

contingent event
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • contingent — con·tin·gent /kən tin jənt/ adj 1: likely but not certain to happen compare executory 2: intended for use in circumstances not completely foreseen a contingent fund 3: dependent on or conditioned by something else …   Law dictionary

  • event — n 1: something that happens: occurrence 2: the issue or outcome of a legal action or proceeding as finally determined Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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  • contingent interest — see interest 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contingent interest …   Law dictionary

  • contingent beneficiary — see beneficiary a, b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contingent beneficiary n. Someone who w …   Law dictionary

  • contingent liability — see liability 2a Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contingent liability …   Law dictionary

  • Contingent commissions — is a term used in the American insurance industry for any kind of commission which is contingent upon some event occurring (instead of a commission paid on the sale itself). In the UK this form of payment is known as Overriders. Theoretically,… …   Wikipedia

  • Contingent sovereignty — refers to the new and still evolving theory which challenges the norm of non intervention in the internal affairs of countries, commonly associated with the Westphalian doctrine of sovereignty. Stewart Patrick of the United States State… …   Wikipedia

  • contingent annuity — see annuity Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. contingent annuity …   Law dictionary

  • contingent obligation — USA contingent obligation, Also known as contingent liability. An obligation that is not presently fixed and absolute, but which will become so on the happening of some future and uncertain event. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and… …   Law dictionary

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