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attributes

verb
present tense third-person singular of attribute

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1 to explain (something) as being the result of something else
  • attributed the quick rescue to the well-trained police force

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2 to give the reason for or cause of
  • a psychotherapist who's a little too quick to attribute every emotional problem or character defect to an unhappy childhood

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attributes

noun
plural of attribute

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“Attributes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attributes. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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