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Attribute – IELTS word of the day

Today’s IELTS word of the day exercise from list 4 of the Academic Word List  is

attribute

Notes

The major forms of this word are attribute, attributable and attribution

It is worth noting that attribute works both as a verb and a noun (with a change in pronunciation).

Common word combinations with attribute include:

attribute success/ improvement (note that it is normally used with positive concepts)

generally/usually attribute something

a physical attribute

Common word combinations with attribution include:

make an attribution

an attribution of something

And combinations with attributable include:

difference is attributable

directly/ partly attributable

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