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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contribute /kən'tribju:t/
  • động từ
    • đóng góp, góp phần
      • to contribute an article to a magazine: đóng góp một bài cho một tạp chí, viết bài cho một tạp chí
      • to contribute to acouse: góp phần vào một sự nghiệp
      • good health contributed to his success: sức khoẻ tốt đã giúp anh ta thành công
Concise Dictionary
contributes|contributed|contributingkən'trɪbjuːt
verb
+bestow a quality on
+contribute to some cause
+be conducive to
+provide

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 give, furnish, donate, bestow, grant, present, provide, supply:
He contributed three paintings by Longchamp to the museum. They contributed generously to the restoration fund.
2 contribute to. add to, promote, advance, help, aid, support, forward, have a hand in, play a part or role in:
They believe that poor parental supervision contributes to juvenile delinquency.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 ~ (sth) (to / towards sth) to give sth, especially money or goods, to help sb/sth: [VN] The writer personally contributed £4 000 to the earthquake fund. + [V] Would you like to contribute to our collection? + Do you wish to contribute?
2 [V] ~ (to sth) to be one of the causes of sth: Medical negligence was said to have contributed to her death. + Human error may have been a contributing factor.
3 ~ (sth) to sth to increase, improve or add to sth: [V] Immigrants have contributed to British culture in many ways. + [VN] This book contributes little to our understanding of the subject.
4 ~ (sth) (to sth) to write things for a newspaper, magazine, or a radio or television programme; to speak during a meeting or conversation, especially to give your opinion: [VN] She contributed a number of articles to the magazine. + [V] He contributes regularly to the magazine 'New Scientist'. + We hope everyone will contribute to the discussion.
Collocation Dictionary
verb

1 give

ADV.

enormously, generously, greatly, handsomely, heavily, substantially
His research has contributed enormously to our understanding of this disease. Many people contributed generously to the appeal.
| equally
a situation where husband and wife contribute equally to the family budget
| fully | financially

VERB + CONTRIBUTE

be asked to, be encouraged to

PREP.

to
I would like to contribute to the church restoration fund.
| towards
The company contributed £50,000 towards training costs.

PHRASES

have little/a lot/much to contribute (to sth)
He had very little to contribute to the conversation.

2 help cause sth

ADV.

greatly, largely, significantly, substantially
Parental involvement contributes significantly to children's learning.
| effectively | further | actively, directly
Unemployment contributes directly to homelessness.
| indirectly | undoubtedly | unwittingly

PREP.

to
Several factors might contribute to the development of the disease.

3 write for a newspaper, etc.

ADV.

regularly
a talented photographer who contributed regularly to ‘The Face’

PREP.

to
Students are encouraged to contribute articles to the university magazine.



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