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English definition of “ascribe sth to sb/sth”

ascribe sth to sb/sth

formal phrasal verb with ascribe     /əˈskraɪb/ verb
to believe that someone or something has a particular quality: People like to ascribe human feelings to animals.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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