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attributionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌæt.rɪˈbjuː.ʃən/  us   /ˌæt.rəˈbjuː.ʃən/
the ​act of saying or ​thinking that something is the ​result or ​work of a ​particularperson or thing: The ​usual attribution of the ​work to Leonardo is now ​disputed by several ​experts.
(Definition of attribution from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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attributionnoun [U]

 us   /ˌæ·trəˈbju·ʃən/
the ​act of saying what the ​origin or ​cause of something is: He ​borrowed from other people’s writing without attribution.
(Definition of attribution from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “attribution”
in Chinese (Simplified) 归因, 归属, 归属物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歸因, 歸屬…
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