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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
attribute /'ætribju:t/
  • danh từ
    • thuộc tính
    • vật tượng trưng
    • (ngôn ngữ học) thuộc ngữ
    • ngoại động từ
      • cho là do, quy cho
        • to attribute one's success to hard work: cho thành công là do sự cần cù
        • to attribute a crime to somebody: quy tội cho ai
    Concise Dictionary
    attributes|attributed|attributingə'trɪbjuːt
    noun
    +a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    +an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
    verb
    +attribute or credit to
    +decide as to where something belongs in a scheme

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 quality, character, characteristic, property, feature, trait, virtue:
    It is surprising how soon historical personages become invested with romantic attributes.
    v.
    2 ascribe, impute, assign, put down to, trace to, charge, credit:
    The shrivelled arm of Richard the Third was attributed to witchcraft. To what do you attribute your interest in birds?
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [VN]
    1 ~ sth to sth to say or believe that sth is the result of a particular thing: She attributes her success to hard work and a little luck.
    2 ~ sth (to sb) to say or believe that sb is responsible for doing sth, especially for saying, writing or painting sth: The committee refused to attribute blame without further information. + This play is usually attributed to Shakespeare.
    attribution noun [U]: The attribution of this painting to Rembrandt has never been questioned.
    + noun
    sth: Patience is one of the most important attributes in a teacher. + The most basic attribute of all animals is consciousness.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    chief, great, key, main | desirable, essential, important, necessary, positive, useful
    Patience is an essential attribute for a teacher.
    | common | divine, human | cultural, personal, physical, social
    Her physical attributes were much admired.

    VERB + ATTRIBUTE

    have, possess

    verb

    ADV.

    directly | solely | in large measure, largely, mainly | in part, partly

    PREP.

    to
    They claim that one intwenty deaths can be directlyattributed to air pollution.

    PHRASES

    be commonly/generally/usually/widely attributed to
    The goals commonly attributed to management are status, power, salary and security.



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