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"contributor" in British English

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contributornoun [C]

uk   /kənˈtrɪb.jʊ.tər/  us   /-jə.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of contributor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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contributornoun [C]

 us   /kənˈtrɪb·jə·t̬ər/
a ​person who ​helps by giving ​money, or someone whose writing or ​art is ​published or ​shown with ​pieces by other ​people: a ​campaign contributor He ​became a ​regular contributor to The New Yorker.
(Definition of contributor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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contributornoun [C]

uk   us   /kənˈtrɪbjʊtər/
one of the reasons why something ​happens: contributor to sth Good ​management has been a ​big contributor to the company's ​success. Aviation is considered to be the fastest ​growing contributor to ​global warming.
a ​person or ​company that ​paysmoney into a ​pensionfund, ​medicalinsurance policy, etc.: The contributors and the ​pensionfundtrustees have been ​haggling over the details.
a ​person or ​company that gives ​money or ​support to ​help another ​person, ​company, or ​organizationachieve its ​goal: contributor to sth He is one of Tennessee's biggest contributors to ​Republican causes.
(Definition of contributor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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