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English definition of “attribute sth to sb”

attribute sth to sb

verb uk phrasal verb with attribute   /əˈtrɪb.jʊt/ /-juːt/ us  
to think that someone or something has a particular quality or feature: I wouldn't dream of attributing such a lack of judgment to you.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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