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    attribution

    attribution - Dictionary definition and meaning for word attribution

    Definition
    (noun) assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
    Synonyms : ascription
    Example Sentence
    • the attribution of language to birds
    • the ascription to me of honors I had not earned
    Definition
    (noun) assigning to a cause or source
    Synonyms : ascription
    Example Sentence
    • the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath
    • he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso
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