Definition of 'contributor'
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Britain is a leading contributor to global clinical cancer research. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are talking about fairly major contributors. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Regular contributors to specialist magazines may keep them indefinitely. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)Offshore wind is the single biggest contributor to that rise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The aviation industry is a major contributor to global warming. The Sun (2009)Motor vehicles are a major contributor to global warming. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The rise in population and a larger number of smaller households are the major contributors to house price growth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Are contributors told to use kilometres? Times, Sunday Times (2013)She is a regular contributor to Her. Christianity Today (2000)It is very committed to London and is a big contributor to the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many of the contributors refer to statistical sources naturally, and the volume itself supplies half a dozen tables and graphs. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It is a key contributor to civil society, which is what holds us together without the coercive power of law. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More than two thirds of economic growth is derived from consumer spending, of which retail sales are a big contributor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She is also a regular contributor to The Lady magazine. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)He is also a regular contributor to Leisure Painter magazine. Crawshaw's Watercolour Studio (1993)He is a regular contributor to Country Life. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Which is more important - 48 of the biggest contributors to civilisation? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Pinnacle is a leading contributor of management services to the social housing sector including housing management, facilities management, repairs and architectural services. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The editor will be based in Dublin and be responsible for a small team of full-time staff and a larger pool of freelance and casual contributors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'contributor'
British English: contributor NOUN
You can use contributor to refer to one of the causes of an event or situation, especially if that event or situation is an unpleasant one.
Old buses are major contributors to pollution in cities.
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