attribution attribution  /ˌæ trɪ ˈbju ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
  2. (n) assigning to a cause or source

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The attribution of that picture to Michelangelo is too recent to be a settled matter.
  2. To do that, I had to work with Universal Studio's legal department and go through every single scene and provide attribution.
  3. Radke's proposed re-attribution of the altarpiece figures now has to run the gauntlet of art historians who didn't think of it first.

News

  1. Press Releases: Senior State Department Officials Previewing the First Portion of the Secretary's Trip to Qatar, India ...

    Senior State Department Officials Previewing the First Portion of the Secretary's Trip to Qatar, India, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait from June 21-26, 2013 Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Via Teleconference Washington, DC June 20, 2013 MODERATOR: Hi, everyone. Thanks for joining us this afternoon. Just as a reminder, this call is on background for attribution to Senior State Department ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of State

  2. Visual IQ’s Manu Mathew to Explore Power of Marketing Attribution at MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit

    NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visual IQ’s Manu Mathew to Explore Power of Marketing Attribution at MediaPost Brand Marketers Summit
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Abakus Launches 'Game-Changing Attribution' Solution to Measure the True Marginal Value of Marketing Campaigns

    Abakus, a marketing attribution solution that applies economic game theory to measure the true marginal contribution of marketing campaigns, channels, partners and placements, was
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Given the side-by-side comparisons I've read, it seems clear Ms. Edwards copied considerable portions of previously published work and used them in her books without attribution to the original source," Roberts wrote in an e-mail to the AP....
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Nora Roberts Source: Forbes

  2. "We will tolerate no leniency in the attribution of responsibility," Mr Karamanlis said after talks with the president. "Nobody has the right to use this tragic incident as an alibi for acts of raw violence. In these critical hours, the...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Costas Karamanlis Source: Times Online

  3. "There will be finger-pointing for years as to the cause of and attribution of, blame for the current crisis - and believe me, there is plenty to go around," Nixon said.
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Gordon Nixon Source: Toronto Star

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