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contribute

verb [I, T]
 
 
/kənˈtrɪbjuːt, ˈkɒntrɪbjuːt/
MONEY B2 to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people: I contributed $20 towards Andrea's present.Giving, providing and supplying
ARTICLE to write articles for a newspaper, magazine, or book: She contributes to several magazines.Newspapers and magazines
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