attributable attributable  /ə ˈtrɪb jə tə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being attributed

Usage(s):

  1. In absolute terms, the lifelong attributable risk of cancer per CTCA scan was low, ranging from 0.
  2. Far less than 1% of visits to most sites that thrive on user-created materials are attributable as participatory, the remaining 99% are passive visits.
  3. But I believe that the advent of the new consumerism is attributable to much more than technology.

News

  1. Did Spanish Taxing Authorities Target Messi To Send A Message To The World?

    A collective gasp went out from the sports world this week when Lionel Messi, together with his father, were accused by Spanish tax authorities of filing fraudulent tax returns for the years 2007-2009. Allegedly, the pair used a series of offshore companies to avoid nearly ?4m ($5.3 million U.S.) in taxes attributable to licensing his image.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. AMA Welcomes an End to Human Gene Patents

    Statement Attributable to: Jeremy A. Lazarus, M.D., President, American Medical Association
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  3. CEA Supports Safety of Hands-Free, Voice-Activated Technologies

    The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association ®, in response to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s re
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I think whatever success we've had in this area has been entirely attributable to how selective we are. We've only adapted Homer and Cormac McCarthy," said Joel Coen.
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Coen brothers Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Our fourth-quarter financial results were very disappointing, driven by a loss in investment banking largely attributable to continued markdowns on leveraged loans and mortgage trading positions, as well as weak trading results," said CEO Jamie...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Jamie Dimon Source: TheStreet.com

  3. "We have a direction and a plan in place, and that's largely attributable to coach Parcells and coach Sparano," Holliday said. "That's a big difference in leadership."
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Vonnie Holliday Source: International Herald Tribune

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