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attribute
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2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
It is an attribute of...
Definition
a characteristic (of something or someone)
  • "We just did Oreos," said Heylmun, "and we broke them into ninety attributes of appearance, flavor, and texture."
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (87% in)
  • So, for example, if we wanted to describe the oral texture of something, one of the attributes we would look at is slipperiness.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (85% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
I attribute it to...
Definition
to credit (a source for something)
in two typical senses:
  • "I attribute it to her work." — to say who or what made something happen
  • "Remember to attribute any quotations in your paper." — indicate the source of a quotation or idea
  • "The mistake Coca-Cola made," Rhea says, "was in attributing their loss in share to Pepsi entirely to the product.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (46% in)

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • It turns out there are eleven attributes that are probably critical.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (87% in)

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