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con·tri·bu·tion

 (kŏn′trĭ-byo͞o′shən)
n.
1. The act of contributing.
2. Something contributed.
3. A payment exacted for a special purpose; an impost or a levy.
4. An article or other work submitted for publication.

contribution

(ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən)
n
1. the act of contributing
2. something contributed, such as money or ideas
3. (Journalism & Publishing) an article, story, etc, contributed to a newspaper or other publication
4. (Insurance) insurance a portion of the total liability incumbent on each of two or more companies for a risk with respect to which all of them have issued policies
5. archaic a levy, esp towards the cost of a war

con•tri•bu•tion

(ˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃən)

n.
1. the act of contributing.
2. something contributed.
3. an article, story, etc., furnished to a publication.
4. an impost or levy.
5. the method of distributing liability among several insurers whose policies attach to the same risk.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin]
con`tri•bu′tion•al, adj.

Contribution

 something given to a common stock or fund; a sum of money or item voluntarily contributed, 1582.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contribution - 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"
attempt, effort, try, endeavor, endeavour - earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
end - the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
2.contribution - a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile causecontribution - a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
gift - something acquired without compensation
benefaction - a contribution of money or assistance
offering - money contributed to a religious organization
political contribution, political donation - a contribution made to a politician or a political campaign or a political party
3.contribution - act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
giving, gift - the act of giving
subscription - a pledged contribution
alms - money or goods contributed to the poor
4.contribution - an amount of money contributed; "he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"
amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money - a quantity of money; "he borrowed a large sum"; "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"
5.contribution - a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story
publishing, publication - the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution

contribution

noun gift, offering, grant, donation, input, subscription, bestowal companies that make charitable contributions of a half million dollars or more

contribution

noun
Something given to a charity or cause:
Translations
إِسْهامهِبَة، تَبَرُّع مالي
příspěvekpřispěnípřispívání
bidragindlægstoftilskud
panus
avustaminenavustuspanostuki
doprinosdoprinošenjekontribucija
hozzájárulásközremûködés
framlagframlag, gjöf
寄付
기여
contribuţiedonaţie
prispenie
prispevek
bidrag
การมีส่วนร่วม
bağışkatkıkatkıda bulunmayardımyardım etme
sự đóng góp

contribution

[ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən] N (= money) → contribución f, aporte m (esp LAm); (to journal) → artículo m, colaboración f; (to discussion) → intervención f, aportación f; [of information etc] → aportación f; (to pension fund) → cuota f, cotización f

contribution

[ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən] n
[money, goods] → contribution f

contribution

nBeitrag m(to zu); (= donation also)Spende f(to für); to make a contribution to somethingeinen Beitrag zu etw leisten; the beer is my contributiondas Bier stelle ich; I appreciate the contribution of so much of your time/effortich weiß es zu schätzen, dass Sie Ihre Zeit so großzügig zur Verfügung gestellt/solche Anstrengungen unternommen haben

contribution

[ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃn] n (money, goods) → contributo, offerta, donazione f; (help, assistance) → contributo, contribuzione f (Brit) (payment) → contributi mpl; (article, story) → contributo, collaborazione; (in discussion) → intervento

contribute

(kənˈtribjut) verb
1. to give (money, help etc) along with others. Have you contributed (any money) to this charity?; I've been contributing (articles) to this paper for many years.
2. (with to) to help to cause to happen. His gambling contributed to his downfall.
ˌcontriˈbution (kon-) noun
1. the act of contributing.
2. something contributed, especially money. Would you like to make a contribution to this charity?
conˈtributor noun

contribution

إِسْهام příspěvek bidrag Beitrag συνεισφορά contribución panos contribution doprinos contributo 寄付 기여 bijdrage bidrag wkład contribuição вклад bidrag การมีส่วนร่วม katkı sự đóng góp 贡献
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Two hundred and fifty-seven francs, this was the modest contribution of Switzerland to the American work.
In the meanwhile she would be glad to know, before beginning the final chapters of her narrative, whether she may be permitted to make her humble contribution complete, by availing herself of the light which later discoveries have thrown on the mystery of the Moonstone.
We thank you," it ran, "for your excellent contribution.
But you have, Socrates, said Glaucon: and you, Thrasymachus, need be under no anxiety about money, for we will all make a contribution for Socrates.
The Muirhead Library of Philosophy was designed as a contribution to the History of Modern Philosophy under the heads: first of Different Schools of Thought--Sensationalist, Realist, Idealist, Intuitivist; secondly of different Subjects--Psychology, Ethics, Aesthetics, Political Philosophy, Theology.
Neither grandmother nor I could go out in the storm, so Jake fed the chickens and brought in a pitiful contribution of eggs.
They kept along it for two days, during which, from the contribution of many rills and brooks, it gradually swelled into a small river.
All this while Mr Jones was engaged in conversation with the serjeant; for that officer was entirely unconcerned in the present dispute, being privileged by immemorial custom from all contribution.
However, the idea at the back is very different; but the story is mainly made memorable to me by the fact that it was my first contribution to "Blackwood's Magazine" and that it led to my personal acquaintance with Mr.
When the meeting was in progress, he rose in the midst of the company and said that he had no money which he could give, but he had raised two fine hogs, and that he had brought one of them as a contribution toward the expenses of the building.
But notwithstanding the imperfection of the rule as applied to the relative wealth and contributions of the States, it is evidently the least objectionable among the practicable rules, and had too recently obtained the general sanction of America, not to have found a ready preference with the convention.
The one thing that recalled the patriotic fervor everyone had displayed during the Emperor's stay was the call for contributions of men and money, a necessity that as soon as the promises had been made assumed a legal, official form and became unavoidable.

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