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con·trib·u·to·ry

 (kən-trĭb′yə-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or involving contribution.
2. Helping to bring about a result.
3. Subject to an impost or levy.
n. pl. con·trib·u·to·ries
One that contributes.
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contributory

(kənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. (often foll by to) sharing in or being partly responsible (for the cause of something): a contributory factor.
2. giving or donating to a common purpose or fund
3. (Insurance) of, relating to, or designating an insurance or pension scheme in which the premiums are paid partly by the employer and partly by the employees who benefit from it
4. liable or subject to a tax or levy
n, pl -ries
5. a person or thing that contributes
6. (Law) company law a member or former member of a company liable to contribute to the assets on the winding-up of the company
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con•trib•u•to•ry

(kənˈtrɪb yəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)
adj.
1. pertaining to or of the nature of contribution; contributing.
2. furnishing something toward a result: a contributory factor.
3. of or pertaining to an insurance or pension plan whose premiums are paid by contributions from both employee and employer.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.contributory - 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"
causative - producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"
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contributory

adjective
1. Giving or able to give help or support:
2. Tending to contribute to a result:
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Translations

contributory

[kənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ] ADJ [cause, factor] → que contribuye, contribuyente
contributory pension schemeplan m cotizable de jubilación
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

contributory

[kənˈtrɪbjʊtəri] adj [cause, factor] → annexe
it was a contributory factor in ... → ce facteur a contribué à ...con trick narnaque f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

contributory

adj
it’s certainly a contributory factor/causees ist sicherlich ein Faktor, der dazu beiträgt or der mit eine Rolle spielt; to be a contributory cause of a diseaseein Faktor sein, der zu einer Krankheit beiträgt; to be contributory to somethingzu etw beitragen
pension schemebeitragspflichtig
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contributory

[kənˈtrɪbjʊtrɪ] adj (cause) → che contribuisce
it was a contributory factor in ... → quello ha contribuito a...
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
There is little definite material for an answer to this question, but the probability is that there were at least three contributory causes.
The blacksmith availing himself of the mild, summer-cool weather that now reigned in these latitudes, and in preparation for the peculiarly active pursuits shortly to be anticipated, Perth, the begrimed, blistered old blacksmith, had not removed his portable forge to the hold again, after concluding his contributory work for Ahab's leg, but still retained it on deck, fast lashed to ringbolts by the foremast; being now almost incessantly invoked by the headsmen, and harpooneers, and bowsmen to do some little job for them; altering, or repairing, or new shaping their various weapons and boat furniture.
We may with James accept visceral and organic sensations and the memories and associations of them as contributory to primitive emotion, but we must regard them as re-enforcing rather than as initiating the psychosis."*
You could not have chosen your subject better, and all contributory factors have been unwarrantedly propitious.
From my list of contributory causes I find that I have omitted one item--viz., that there did not appear to be anybody else about.
ISLAMABAD -- The Securities and ExAAchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Monday notified the Employees Contributory Funds (Investment in Listed Securities) Regulations 2018, which apply to all provident funds and other contributory retirement funds constituted by a company.
The affected retirees, who retired between 2017 till date, called on concerned authorities to ensure that 50 per cent of their contributory pension was paid to them as against alleged indiscriminate payment of 25, 27 or 30 per cent by the police pension administrator.
Men and women who worked and paid tax and PRSI for over 40 years they could lose part of their contributory pension if the drastic action goes ahead.
A minister last night said that the mystery over Lisa's disappearance had been a "contributory factor" in Catherine's death.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 22 (ANI): Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Tuesday approved ECHS (Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme) membership to Assam Rifles pensioners and their dependents residing in India and Nepal, subject to certain specific conditions.
Maryland is one of but five United States jurisdictions that adhere to the ancient rule that contributory negligence is an absolute bar to a tort recovery for negligence.