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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French attribution, from Latin attributio.

NounEdit

attribution (countable and uncountable, plural attributions)

  1. The act of attributing something.
  2. An explicit or formal acknowledgment of ownership or authorship.
    The attribution of the quote is widely regarded as dubious.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin attribūtiō. Synchronically analysable as attribuer +‎ -tion.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

attribution f (plural attributions)

  1. allocation, allotment
  2. (in the plural) remit, duty
    Je suis désolé, mais cela ne fait pas partie de mes attributions.

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