attribute

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈætrɪbjuːt/, verb: /əˈtrɪbjuːt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/v. əˈtrɪbyut; n. ˈætrəˌbyut/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. ə tribyo̅o̅t; n. atrə byo̅o̅t′)



Inflections of 'attribute' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
attributes
v 3rd person singular
attributing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
attributed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
attributed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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attribute

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is not my [best, most positive] attribute
  2. are the key attributes of
  3. has all the attributes of a [boss, coach, soldier]
  4. has all the attributes to be a [boss]
  5. has all the attributes to become a [boss]
  6. has all the attributes for a [boss]
  7. is an [important, essential] attribute for a [boss]
  8. has all the attributes we are looking for in a [boss]
  9. has all the attributes to [succeed, win, thrive]
  10. the key attributes of [success, sustainability, fame]
  11. is an [important] attribute to have
  12. possess the same attributes
  13. [positive, negative] attributes
  14. have [similar, matching, different] attributes
  15. possess all of the attributes necessary for
  16. is lacking some of the necessary attributes
  17. what is your [best, most positive] attribute?
  18. is [characterized, defined] by [three] attributes
v
  1. attributes his success to [hard work, luck, natural talent]
  2. is attributed in large part to
  3. attributed the [company's, war's] success to
  4. have always attributed my success to
  5. (the illness) was attributed to [stress, burnout]
  6. the [remark, inception, work] was attributed to
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