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"attributable" in British English

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attributableadjective [after verb]

uk   /əˈtrɪb.jʊ.tə.bl̩/  us   /-t̬ə-/
caused by: Do you ​think that these higher-than-average ​temperatures are attributable toglobalwarming?
(Definition of attributable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"attributable" in American English

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attributableadjective

 us   /əˈtrɪb·jə·t̬ə·bəl/
caused by: Her ​death was attributable to ​naturalcauses. Note: almost always followed by the preposition to.
(Definition of attributable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"attributable" in Business English

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attributableadjective

uk   us   /əˈtrɪbjətəbl/
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 ​singlestatement.
if a comment, ​statement, etc. is attributable, ​people know who said it or who is ​responsible for the ​information in it: None of four ​stockbrokerscontacted would ​offer attributable comment on the ​fine. Briefings to the ​media must be ​open and attributable.
(Definition of attributable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “attributable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 归因于…的, 由于…的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歸因於…的, 由於…的…
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