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English definition of “attribute”

attribute

noun [C]     /ˈætrɪbjuːt/
a quality or characteristic that someone or something has: a key/essential attribute A key attribute of the new service will be flexibility. Organizational ability is an essential attribute for a good manager. What are the skills and personal attributes needed for success? a positive/negative attribute
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