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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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Neither grandmother nor I could go out in the storm, so Jake fed the chickens and brought in a pitiful contribution of eggs.
I should like to look at the creature'; if it is a true Iroquois I can tell him by his knavish look, and by his paint," said the scout; stepping past the charger of Heyward, and entering the path behind the mare of the singing master, whose foal had taken advantage of the halt to exact the maternal contribution.
It contained a contribution to their board in the shape of a silver spoon and battered silver mug, which Jessie chose to facetiously consider as an affecting reminiscence of the youthful Kearney's christening days--which it probably was.
To appreciate the full magnitude of this stroke, consider these other figures: the annual expenses of a national government amount to the equivalent of a contribution of three days' average wages of every individual of the population, counting every individual as if he were a man.
Tom's first contribution to the conversation was a question which he had put to Wilson a hundred times before.
Elton's praise passed from one mouth to another as it ought to do, unimpeded by Miss Woodhouse, who readily continued her first contribution and talked with a good grace of her being "very pleasant and very elegantly dressed.
Lucy, with a demure and settled air, seemed determined to make no contribution to the comfort of the others, and would not say a word; and almost every thing that WAS said, proceeded from Elinor, who was obliged to volunteer all the information about her mother's health, their coming to town, &c.
I don't know what good he thought it would do me, for I had one of my own: but it was all he had to lend, poor fellow, except a sheet of letter-paper full of skeletons; and that he gave me at parting, as a soother of my sorrows and a contribution to my peace of mind.
which is but seldom) it is immediately supplied by unanimous consent and contribution.
The carriage was ordered round, the hamper, containing our contribution to the Picnic, was duly stowed away, and we set forth.
Many discussions were carried on as to the genuineness of the author's name and the reality of the events portrayed, but English and American critics alike recognised the book's importance as a contribution to literature.
They kept along it for two days, during which, from the contribution of many rills and brooks, it gradually swelled into a small river.
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