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Contingent

In context of liabilities, those liabilities that do not yet appear on the balance sheet (ie. guarantees, supports, lawsuit settlements). For support or recourse, the trigger may occur at any time in the future.
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If all necessary conditions have not been satisfied by the end of the period, the number of contingently issuable shares included in diluted EPS should be based on the number of shares, if any, that would be issuable if the end of the reporting period were the end of the contingency period (for example, the number of shares that would be issuable based on current period earnings or period-end market price) and if the result would be dilutive.
139ff) but, somewhat surprisingly, refers to them only to indicate that he accepts (along with their supporters) that the mental and the physical are contingently related.
Hypothesis 1: The extent to which supervisors contingently reward subordinates
The artist does not first of all have a state of feeling which he then, subsequently, externalizes in an artistic medium, The audience response is not a private, incommunicable state of feeling particular to each of the individuals concerned, and merely contingently related to their perception of and understanding of the work.
The validity of morality in its normative conception is independent of what persons or groups may contingently say or believe or do.
By the same volition by which God necessarily and freely loves God for God's sake, he contingently predestines the angels and the human beings whom he chooses to love him perpetually, and wills the nonrational creation also for his own sake, as related to God.(2) "Contingently," said with respect to a will, means: willing A, it could also have willed not-A; it contrasts with "necessarily," which means that the will could not have willed otherwise than as it does.(3)
Those contests are resolved--and hence the boundaries of "free" speech are determined--legally and politically: not once and for all, through metaphysical discovery, but contingently and revisably, through democratic deliberation.
corporate structures and political cultures; others, more contingently, argue that it was/is always possible, although never in practice achieved.
Ultimately, however, it still allows those who wish to do so little more than the chance of temporarily and contingently slipping ~the leash of Romanticism'.
A package of resources worth USD 16.3 mn through IDB, consisting of an IDB loan, a grant from the Global Environmental Facility, and contingently recoverable grant resources from the Clean Technology Fund.
Belief Is Contingently Involuntary, ANTHONY ROBERT BOOTH
The county is also contingently liable for deficits as well as repayment of $36 million of debt related to the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority (rated 'A' with a Stable Outlook), although no support has been necessary thus far.