Definition of 'attributable'
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Neither death was directly attributable to a fence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The loss is thought to be partly attributable to processes that take place over thousands of years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The difference is attributable largely to malign ideology. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What is not made clear is how many of these causes are directly attributable to government policies or are sanctioned by them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And there is no other common cancer so directly attributable to a single, avoidable cause. The Sun (2011)The rise is partly attributable to the increase in British visitors to the country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This disparity is not directly attributable to races, although certain diseases occur more often in certain races. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Public opposition to nuclear power has lost some of its intensity as the death toll directly attributable to the disaster has stayed stubbornly low. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He has a unique style, partly attributable to the stick control he learned playing hurling as a schoolboy. The Sun (2010)The court concluded that the victim's tragic death was not attributable to any negligence on the part of the church. Christianity Today (2000)We've seen how the Remington turnaround was partly attributable to motivation. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)The success of the victim support movement in securing the initial co-operation of the police in referring victims to it is largely attributable to its political neutrality. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)Weak inflation was largely attributable to low oil prices, which were a boost for the economy, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have too many deaths attributable to air pollution, when compared with other countries with similar GDP per head. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'attributable'
British English: attributable ADJECTIVE
to be attributable to sth If something is attributable to an event, situation, or person, it is likely that it was caused by that event, situation or person.
The company's success is directly attributable to the talent of our people.
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