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contributory

adjective con·trib·u·to·ry \kən-ˈtri-byə-ˌtr-ē\

: helping to cause something

: paid for by both the employee and employer

Full Definition of CONTRIBUTORY

1
a :  subject to a levy of supplies, money, or men
b :  contributing to a common fund or enterprise
2
:  of, relating to, or forming a contribution

First Known Use of CONTRIBUTORY

15th century

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