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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conducive, contributing(a), contributive, contributory, tributary(adj)

    tending to bring about; being partly responsible for

    "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contributing

    of Contribute

Editors Contribution

  1. contributing

    Verb form of the word contribute.

    To contribute to the lives of our fellow human beings on the planet is an honour and gift.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contributing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contributing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of contributing in a Sentence

  1. David Cameron:

    Russia has chosen to tear up the international rule book and trample over the affairs of a sovereign state ... we cannot walk on by, we will be contributing an additional 1,000 troops for exercises in Eastern Europe this year.

  2. South Africa:

    By establishing a viable and secure population of rhino in Chad, we are contributing to the expansion of the rhino population in Africa, and the survival of a species that has faced high levels of poaching.

  3. Dana Garfin:

    We aren't in our houses alone, we are doing something for each other for our community, it's a shared effort, something that we are all a part of and something we are all contributing to.

  4. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    We must find a compromise, everybody is contributing to this and I hope that the February meeting will allow us to make progress, that at least it will be a decisive step, seeing Britain leave the European Union would be a tragedy.

  5. Adam Shapiro:

    Development banks and their member states can't hope to achieve sustainable development or eliminate poverty if their investments are contributing to human rights violations or if those who are meant to benefit from development find themselves subjected to abuse.

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    closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • A. transparent
    • B. victimised
    • C. noninvasive
    • D. tight

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