Number of syllables in the word 'contingency'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word contingency.

  1. No of syllables in contingency : 4
  2. Divide syllables in contingency : con-tin-gen-cy

More about the word - contingency

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : possibility
  3. Definition : The quality of being contingent, of happening by chance; unpredictability.
  4. Definition : A possibility; something which may or may not happen. A chance occurrence, especially in finance, unexpected expenses.
  5. Definition : 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.
  6. Definition : A statement which is neither a tautology nor a contradiction.


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