contributive contributive

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. When you take a look at his record, he's been contributive to the problem.
  2. The expert staff which moved with Nimitz was at once the measure of his past achievement and a largely contributive cause of his continuing success.

News

  • LIONS ROAR EVENT OFFERS INSIGHT TO LIBERAL ARTS UNIVERSITY

    “Foster a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life” is the mission at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo in Orange County. Opened in 2001, SUA is a small, private, non-profit, four-year liberal arts college that boasts a 9-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 12.
    on September 2, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

Quotes

  1. "I'm just looking for ways to be contributive," Kilmer told The Associated Press on Thursday. "And if that ends up being where I can make a substantial contribution, then I'll run."
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Val Kilmer Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Contributive efforts are better because you are not relying on one individual," Dhoni said after the last game. "You will get individual performances brilliantly, but it's always better to win through a team effort. Everyone can enjoy it...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Source: CricInfo.com

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