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1attributeˈtrɪˌbjuːt/verb
attributesattributedattributing
1attribute
ˈtrɪˌbjuːt/
verb
attributesattributedattributing
Learner's definition of ATTRIBUTE  

attribute to

[phrasal verb]
attribute (something) to (someone or something) 
: to say that (something) is because of (someone or something)
: to think of (something) as being a quality of (someone or something)
: to think of (something) as being made or created by (someone)

— attribution

/ˌætrəˈbjuːʃən/nounpluralattributions
[noncount]
[count]
2attribute/ˈætrəˌbjuːt/noun
pluralattributes
2attribute
/ˈætrəˌbjuːt/
noun
pluralattributes
Learner's definition of ATTRIBUTE  
[count]
: a usually good quality or feature that someone or something has
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