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Contribute – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • The forms of this word that you need are contribute, contribution, contributing and contributory
  • You make a contribution to or towards something or receive a contribution from something
  • Contributions can be minor, substantial or significant
  • It is common to talk about contributory or contributing factors or causes



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2 Responses to Contribute – IELTS word of the day

  1. Dinaz January 18, 2012 at 5:50 pm #

    one of the significant factors “contributing” to global warming is the melting of the glaciers on a global scale.

    —–is it used correctly here ??

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