contributing contributing  /kən ˈtrɪb ju tɪŋ/


  • (adj) tending to bring about; being partly responsible for


  1. NowPublic now counts nearly 97,000 contributing reporters in more than 140 countries around the world.
  2. In 1978, he quit medical practice, came to Washington to direct planning in psychiatric research in the Carter administration, and began contributing articles to The New Republic.
  3. Since 1993, she has reported on health and medicine, contributing to articles on AIDS, anxiety, cancer, heart disease, spinal cord injury, arthritis and Alzheimer's disease.


  1. Ferriday man accused of possessing gators, drugs

    A 37-year-old Ferriday man is accused of illegally possessing alligators and crystal meth, and of contributing to his son's delinquency.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans

  2. CHELSEA: ‘Miles & Ellie’ to grace Purple Rose stage

    CHELSEA — Don Zolidis, a regular contributing playwright for the Purple Rose Theatre Company, will once again take visitors who come to Jeff Daniel’s stage on a touching, intelligent ride with smartly written characters in his June 20 world premiere show.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Chelsea Standard

  3. Oldest record of human-caused lead pollution detected

    ( University of Pittsburgh ) Humans began contributing to environmental lead pollution as early as 8,000 years ago, according to a University of Pittsburgh research report.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "Compensation practices at some banking organizations have led to misaligned incentives and excessive risk-taking, contributing to bank losses and financial instability," Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said today in a statement. "The Federal...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The Royal Navy is co-ordinating the European response as well as contributing to the international mission there. Obviously, the problem of piracy around Somalia is a grave danger to the stability in the region," said Miliband.
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: Economic Times

  3. Palin responded, "I believe that man's activities certainly can be contributing to the issue of global warming, climate change," but it could also be natural planetary "warming and cooling trends."
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Patriot Post

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