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English definition of “attribution”

attribution

noun [U]     /ˌæt.rɪˈbjuː.ʃən/
the act of saying or thinking that something is the result or work of a particular person or thing: The usual attribution of the work to Leonardo is now disputed by several experts .Blaming and accusing
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