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contribution

con·tri·bu·tion

contribution

 
pronunciation:
kan trih byu shn
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of contributing.
synonyms:
donation, presentation
similar words:
conferment, dispensation, endowment, grant, offering
definition 2: that which is contributed.
synonyms:
donation
similar words:
alms, article, charity, collection, column, critique, endowment, essay, gift, grant, handout, offering, present, story, support
derivation: contributional (adj.)
Word Parts
The word contribution contains the following part:
trib Latin root that means grant; allot