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Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion.
Albert J. Nock

Meaning of "contributory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRIBUTORY

contributory  [kənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRIBUTORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contributory can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONTRIBUTORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contributory in the English dictionary

The first definition of contributory in the dictionary is sharing in or being partly responsible. Other definition of contributory is giving or donating to a common purpose or fund. Contributory is also 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.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRIBUTORY


circumlocutory
ˌsɜ:kəmˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
coterie
ˈkəʊtərɪ
distributary
dɪˈstrɪbjʊtərɪ
executary
ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtərɪ
executory
ɪɡˈzɛkjʊtərɪ
insalutary
ɪnˈsæljʊtərɪ
interlocutory
ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
locomotory
ˌləʊkəˈməʊtərɪ
locutory
ˈlɒkjʊtərɪ
motory
ˈməʊtərɪ
noncontributory
ˌnɒnkənˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
notary
ˈnəʊtərɪ
otary
ˈəʊtərɪ
prothonotary
ˌprəʊθəˈnəʊtərɪ
retributory
rɪˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
rotary
ˈrəʊtərɪ
salutary
ˈsæljʊtərɪ
statutory
ˈstætjʊtərɪ
tributary
ˈtrɪbjʊtərɪ
votary
ˈvəʊtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRIBUTORY

contrib.
contributable
contributary
contribute
contributing factor
contribution
contributive
contributively
contributiveness
contributor
contributories
contributory negligence
contrist
contristation
contrite
contritely
contriteness
contrition
contriturate
contrivable

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRIBUTORY

circumvolutory
collocutory
depository
directory
elocutory
factory
Federal Capital Territory
history
introductory
inventory
laboratory
mandatory
persecutory
regulatory
repository
respiratory
restitutory
story
territory
victory

Synonyms and antonyms of contributory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contributory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRIBUTORY

Find out the translation of contributory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contributory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contributory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

缴费
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contributiva
570 millions of speakers

English

contributory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंशदायी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاشتراكات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

взносов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contributivo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

করদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contribuant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penyumbang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

beitrags
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

寄与する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기여
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumbangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hiệp lực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பங்களிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सहयोगी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

katkıda bulunan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contributivo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

składkowych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

внесків
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contributiv
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανταποδοτικού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bydraende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bidragande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

medvirkende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contributory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRIBUTORY»

The term «contributory» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.893 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRIBUTORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contributory

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4 QUOTES WITH «CONTRIBUTORY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word contributory.
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David Boies
Napster's only alleged liability is for contributory or vicarious infringement. So when Napster's users engage in noncommercial sharing of music, is that activity copyright infringement? No.
2
John Dingell
If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year, they would tell that gun control was one of the major contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
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Glen Duncan
As an Anglo-Indian kid in Bolton, I was basically in a minority of one. That was a source of misery, but at the same time, one of the effects of receiving the message that you don't belong to the club is that you watch the club with detachment. The fact that no one quite knew who I was was a major contributory factor in starting to write.
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Albert J. Nock
Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRIBUTORY»

Discover the use of contributory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contributory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Contributory negligence
How can you estimate what percentage that contributory negligence should be? How can you justify asking for a particular percentage? This book provides guidance on UK awards across a variety of areas.
Justin Levinson, 2002
2
Unification of tort law: contributory negligence
In this volume, The authors provide an overview of contributory negligence and its relevance in the allocation of damages under their respective national tort system.
Ulrich Magnus, Miquel Martín-Casals, W. H. van Boom, 2004
3
Non-contributory Pensions: Bolivia and Antigua in an ...
In the early years of Social Security, the minimum contributory pension was more generous, possibly because there were few pensioners, so was very affordable. Figure l graphs the changing generosity of this benefit, as a percentage of per ...
Larry N. Willmore, 2006
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Philippine Law on Torts and Damages
For when contributory negligence is set up as a shield against the obligation to satisfy the whole of the plaintiffs claim, the principle involved is that, where one is part author of his own injury, he cannot call on the other party to compensate him  ...
J Cezar S Sangco, 1994
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Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples
This group of assets includes the subject intangible asset as well as other assets (contributory assets) that are necessary to support the earnings associated with the subject intangible asset. The prospective earnings of the single subject ...
Shannon P. Pratt, Roger J. Grabowski, 2010
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Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals
The major defenses to negligence are contributory negligence, comparative negligence, assumption of the risk, and statutes of limitations. If the defendant is able to prove each element of a defense, then this is the outcome: Contributory ...
Emily Lynch Morissette, 2008
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Origins of the Gandhāran style: a study of contributory ...
This study of the origins of the Gandharan style of ancient Indian sculpture focuses on three broad themes: the extent to which the sculpture drew from Graeco-Roman, Parthian, Central Asian, and Indian traditions; the extent to which ...
Lolita Nehru, 1989
8
Slips, Trips, Missteps, and Their Consequences
Each jurisdiction treats the issue of comparative fault or contributory negligence in a different manner, from the traditional view of contributory negligence that holds that any fault on the plaintiff's part precludes any recovery at all to a ...
H. Harvey Cohen, Jon R. Abele, 2007
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Valuation for M&A: Building Value in Private Companies
These contributory assets may include working capital, fixed assets, contracts, and assembled workforce, among others. This represents a capital charge or economic rent adjustment and “is intended to ensure that, when economic income is ...
Chris M. Mellen, Frank C. Evans, 2010
10
Current Issues in Auditing: Sage Publications
of the modern audit function in the nineteenth century with, for the most part, the courts seeing these responsibilities as essentially separate.98 However, in certain circumstances the auditor may be able to put forward a defence of contributory ...
Michael Sherer Stuart Turley, Professor Michael J Sherer, Professor W Stuart Turley, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRIBUTORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contributory is used in the context of the following news items.
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'The public should continue to have confidence in the Contributory
Legacy Funds inherited by Pension Fund Administrators (PFA's) from existing pension scheme before the Pension Reform Act 2004, ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
2
Ex-cop who lost his arm in accident liable for negligence: HC
"A normal, prudent person would be expected to ensure his safety,...some contributory negligence, in my opinion, would need to be attributed to ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
“Sorry, mate: I didn't see you” – the most common cause of road …
NEW data from the Department for Transport shows that 'failure to look properly' is the most common contributory factor in collisions on the UK's ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Human Disease Epigenomics 2.0
A systematic change in representation of a cell subtype is potentially mechanistically contributory to a disease, as is a transcriptional difference ... «PLoS Blogs, Jul 15»
5
OPINION: Columnist's information lacking regarding Illinois finances
SERS is a contributory pension system. By that, I mean employees contribute from every paycheck a percentage of their gross pay into SERS. «YourWestValley.com, Jul 15»
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City watchdog wants new regulations to cover algorithmic trading
High-frequency trading is believed to have been a contributory factor in a crash of US equities five years ago and the Bank of England is ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
7
3 ways Oregon can take advantage of Obama's Clean Power Plan
The state's plan must grant ease and flexibility in pursuing their larger emission reduction goals through contributory and additional efforts. «Portland Business Journal, Jul 15»
8
World Bank Calls for More Efforts On Social Protection
Social safety nets are non-contributory transfer programmes to support the economically vulnerable people from falling into poverty traps in ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
9
How Personality Affects Your Pension Pot
This is the type of risk-taking that is thought to be a major contributory factor to the 2008 financial crash. Recommended for YouWebcast: ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
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Burned apprentice wins civil claim - The West Australian
Judge Stewart assessed Mr Canny's contributory negligence at 15 per cent, with Primepower responsible for the rest. As a result of ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Contributory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/contributory>. Dec 2020 ».
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