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ascribed

verb
past tense of ascribe

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to explain (something) as being the result of something else
  • ascribed their stunning military victory to good intelligence beforehand

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The first known use of ascribed was in 1969

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“Ascribed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ascribed. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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