Definitions for Contributionˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•tri•bu•tionˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃən(n.)
the act of contributing.
an article, story, etc., furnished to a publication.
an impost or levy.
the method of distributing liability among several insurers whose policies attach to the same risk.
Origin of contribution:
1350–1400; ME (< AF) < LL
contribution, part, share(noun)
the part played by a person in bringing about a result
"I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
an amount of money contributed
"he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"
a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
contribution(noun)ˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃən
sth given to help
to make a contribution to the fund
contributionˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃən
the positive influence or involvement sb has
contributions of 20th Century women to physics
Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole.
An amount of money given toward something.
The act of contributing.
Origin: From contributionem, from contribuere.
the act of contributing
that which is contributed; -- either the portion which an individual furnishes to the common stock, or the whole which is formed by the gifts of individuals
an irregular and arbitrary imposition or tax leved on the people of a town or country
payment, by each of several jointly liable, of a share in a loss suffered or an amount paid by one of their number for the common benefit
The part played by somebody or something in bringing about an end or result.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1965
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2155
Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Nouns Frequency: #579
Translations for Contribution
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of contributing.
- تَبَرُّع، مُساهَمَه، تَقديم مَقالَة لِلنَّشرArabic
- contribuiçãoPortuguese (BR)
- přispívání, přispěníCzech
- das BeitragenGerman
- bidrag; tilskudDanish
- kaasaaitamine, kaastööEstonian
- اعطا؛ کمکFarsi
- pridonošenje, sudjelovanjeCroatian
- hozzájárulás, adakozásHungarian
- bidrag, tilskuddNorwegian
- przyczynianie sięPolish
- اعطا؛ کمکPersian
- katkıda bulunma, yardım etmeTurkish
- 貢獻Chinese (Trad.)
- چنده دينا، فراهمىUrdu
- sự đóng gópVietnamese
- 贡献Chinese (Simp.)
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