Significado de “contribute” - en el Diccionario Inglés

contribute en inglés

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contributeverb [ I or T ]

uk /kənˈtrɪb.juːt/ /ˈkɒn.trɪ.bjuːt/ us /kənˈtrɪb.juːt/ us

B2 to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people:

Aren't you going to contributetowards Jack's leaving present?
Come to the meeting if you feel you have something to contribute.
Her family has contributed $50,000 to the fund.

C1 to write articles for a newspaper, magazine, or book:

She contributes to several magazines.

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(Definición de contribute del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

contribute en inglés americano

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contributeverb [ I/T ]

us /kənˈtrɪb·jut, -jət/

to help by providing money or support, esp. when other people or conditions are also helping:

[ I ] Tourism contributes substantially to the local economy.

If you contribute something you wrote or created, you allow it to be published or shown with pieces by other people:

[ T ] She soon began to contribute articles to newspapers and magazines.

(Definición de contribute del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk /kənˈtrɪbjuːt, ˈkɒntrɪbjuːt/ us

[ I ] to be one of the reasons why something happens:

contribute to/toward/towards sth Analysts agree that subprime loans contributed to the recession.

[ I or T ] to add new plans or ideas, or help make improvements to something so that it becomes more valuable or successful:

Employees are encouraged to contribute at staff meetings.
There are a number of people who have contributed ideas.
contribute to/toward/towards sth It's best when leaders are clear about how they can best contribute to the overall strategy.

[ I or T ] to provide money or support to help another person, company, or organization to achieve its goal:

contribute to/toward/towards sth At present, only 10% of employers contribute towards childcare costs.
contribute sth to/toward/towards sth Over £75 million was contributed to the campaign.

(Definición de contribute del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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We really did try to enable all the parties to contribute to our obtaining cars that are as safe as possible for unprotected road users.
All countries, except, to our mind, the least developed countries, must contribute to this, including of course those whose textiles and clothing exports are highly competitive.
We can accept them in their entirety, as we consider that they improve the text of the common position and contribute towards achieving the goals set by the proposal.
Officials who gain knowledge of these shortcomings and wish to contribute to a quick solution are not rewarded, but instead punished.
The purpose is to boost consumer confidence through proper corporate social responsibility, which can create and contribute to higher innovation performance.
The use of biofuel may contribute to a reduction in the use of existing fossil fuels and to developments being steered in the right direction.
Adding substances that have never been used before to encourage fish to grow fast and thus increase the yield may contribute to further contamination of the sea.
We believe that these services contribute to people’s quality of life and to the competitiveness of our industries and that they help to strengthen our social and territorial cohesion.
Through tiered pricing and the untying of aid we have managed to contribute to a process whereby prices on medicines have been reduced by up to 90%.
Moreover, all the political changes undertaken have been anticipated by the markets and diverted towards uses and balances which can contribute little towards that recovery in the short term.