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English definition of “attributable”
be attributable to sth › caused by something: This growth is attributable to many factors. The increase in sales is largely attributable to the fact that the product has come down in price. › ACCOUNTING if costs are attributable to a particular thing, they are spent on that thing: 35% of this cost is attributable to salaries.
attributable to shareholders › ACCOUNTING if a company's profits or losses are attributable to shareholders, the profits belong to them or the losses are owed by them: All gains and losses attributable to shareholders should be reported in the single statement.
› if a comment, statement, etc. is attributable, people know who said it or who is responsible for the information in it: None of four stockbrokers contacted would offer attributable comment on the fine. Briefings to the media must be open and attributable.