attribution

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noun at·tri·bu·tion \ ˌa-trə-ˈbyü-shən \

Definition of attribution

1 :the act of attributing something; especially :the ascribing of a work (as of literature or art) to a particular author or artist
2 :an ascribed quality, character, or right
  • Supernatural powers were attributions of the gods.

attributional

play \-sh(ə-)nᵊl\ adjective

Examples of attribution in a Sentence

  1. a genuine respect for one another is one of the most commonly cited attributions of a happily married couple

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attribution

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noun at·tri·bu·tion \ ˌa-trə-ˈbyü-shən \

legal Definition of attribution

:a rule in tax law that in certain cases deems property owned by one person or business entity to be owned by another or others


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