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English definition of “ascribe sth to sth”

ascribe sth to sth

formal phrasal verb with ascribe     /əˈskraɪb/ verb
to believe or say that something is caused by something else: To what do you ascribe your phenomenal success?Blaming and accusing
(Definition of ascribe sth to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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