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From Anglo-Norman contributour, itself from Latin con- + tributum + -tor


contributor ‎(plural contributors)

  1. A benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.
    I am a longstanding financial contributor to Amnesty International.
  2. A person who backs, supports or champions a cause, activity or institution.
    He was a regular contributor to Greenpeace protests.
  3. A person (or thing) instrumental in the creation or growth of something.
    With her strength and intelligence, she is an important contributor to the indigenous gene pool.
  4. A person who produces articles published in a newspaper, magazine, online publication, etc.
    William Safire has been a notable contributor to the op-ed pages of the New York Times for many years.


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