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contingency fund

noun, Accounting.
money or securities set aside to cover unexpected conditions or losses in business, usually supplementing a contingency reserve.
Origin of contingency fund
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Such funds shall be deposited in the emergency and contingency fund.
  • Other components authorized through that date include supplemental grants and the contingency fund.

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