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- adj. determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
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To administer the sacraments with a conditional intention, which makes their effect contingent upon a future event, is to confer them invalidly.
But we need to also move towards more condition-based aid packages where economic assistance is contingent upon the ability of Iraqis to make measurable progress on reducing sectarian violence and forging a lasting political settlement.
JEDB was willing to convert immediately to charcoal for tea-drying on two tea estates and to convert the rest contingent upon a five-year supply contract for charcoal.
I also played the hard - bastard negotiator a wee bit, reminded him that any future instalments were contingent upon nobody else discoverin 'what this is all about.
I also played the hard-bastard negotiator a wee bit, reminded him that any future instalments were contingent upon nobody else discoverin 'what this is all about.
Urabi denied this to Blunt and recalled only a French offer contingent upon his going into exile at Paris Secret History, 334n.
Now physiological discomfort is an experience universal at one time of life or another; but the reaction to it is infinite in variety; and while part of it depends upon the congenital dispositions which are the common property of humanity, a larger part is contingent upon the psychogenetic factors which have stamped the individual.