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attribute
used in The Hunger Games

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
It is an attribute of...
Definition
a characteristic (of something or someone)
  • Up close, I'm sure their more menacing attributes will be revealed.
    p. 331.3
attributes = characteristics
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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
  • Perhaps some of the merchants were a little generous in their trades, but I always attributed that to their long-standing relationship with my father.
    p. 91.6
attributed = credited (pointed to as the cause of)
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