a person who becomes the beneficiary if the primary beneficiary dies or is otherwise disqualified.
noun 1. a fee paid to a lawyer conducting a suit, especially a suit for damages, in the event that the suit is successful and generally based on a percentage of the sum recovered.
noun 1. a liability dependent upon the occurrence of a particular event, as default by the maker of a guaranteed loan.
noun 1. a temporary or contract worker, especially one hired for one task or project.
[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh l] /kənˈtɪn yu əl/ adjective 1. of regular or frequent recurrence; often repeated; very frequent: continual bus departures. 2. happening without interruption or cessation; in time. /kənˈtɪnjʊəl/ adjective 1. recurring frequently, esp at regular intervals 2. occurring without interruption; continuous in time adj. early 14c., continuell, from Old French continuel (12c.), from Latin […]