English translation of 'attribuer'
Verb Table transitive verbsee also s’attribuer
1. [prix] to award
attribuer qch à qn to award sth to sb
2. [rôle, tâche] to allocate ⧫ to assign
attribuer qch à qn to allocate sth to sb
3. (= imputer)
attribuer qch à to attribute sth to ⧫ to put sth down to
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Example Sentences Including 'attribuer'
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Désormais, d'autres établissements bancaires pourront attribuer des fonds de ce type aux bailleurs sociaux.Le Monde (2001)
Elle a par ailleurs décidé d'attribuer le " droit " de diffuser un magazine hebdomadaire généraliste.Le Monde (2002)
Elle refuse d'attribuer à une mère maltraitante sa maladie qu'elle pense due à un trouble du cerveau.Marie Claire
Le territoire français avait été découpé en quatre zones d'intervention, chaque colporteur s'était vu attribuer un secteur bien défini.Le Monde (2001)
Pauline renifla dans son verre vide, se vit attribuer deux autres doigts de muscat.Les moulins à nuages
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'attribuer' in Other Languages
British English: allocate VERB
If one item or share of something is allocated to a particular person or for a particular purpose, it is given to that person or used for that purpose.
Tickets are limited and will be allocated to those who apply first.
British English: allot VERB
If something is allotted to someone, it is given to them as their share.
The seats are allotted to the candidates who have won the most votes.
British English: ascribe VERB
If you ascribe an event or condition to a particular cause, you say or consider that it was caused by that thing.
I can only ascribe his jealousy to insecurity.
British English: attribute VERB
If you attribute something to an event or situation, you think that it was caused by that event or situation.
Their lack of achievement was attributed to bad management.
Translation of attribuer from the Collins French to English
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