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contribution

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkɒn.trɪˈbjuː.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/
B2 something that you contribute or do to help produce or achieve something together with other people, or to help make something successful: All contributions (= presents of money), no matter how small, will be much appreciated. All contributions (= articles to be printed) for the school magazine must be received by 1 August. This invention made a major contribution to road safety. She didn't make much of a contribution (= she did not say much) at today's meeting, did she?
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in Korean 공헌…
in Arabic مُساهَمة…
in Portuguese contribuição…
in Catalan aportació…
in Japanese 寄付…
in Italian contributo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貢獻, 奉獻, 捐款…
in Russian вклад, взнос, пожертвование…
in Turkish yardım, katılım, maddi katkı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贡献, 奉献, 捐款…
in Polish wkład, datek…
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