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attribute sth to sb

phrasal verb with attribute uk   /əˈtrɪb.juːt/  us   /əˈtrɪb.juːt/ verb
to ​think that someone or something has a ​particularquality or ​feature: I wouldn't ​dream of attributing such a ​lack of ​judgment to you.

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