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the part played by a person in bringing about a result

a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause

act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity

an amount of money contributed

a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story

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Her public contributions amounted to the sum of 216,000 florins-- a perfect godsend.
Again, thanking you for your kind contribution, and hoping to receive more from you in the near future, we remain, etc.
Would the convention have been impartial or consistent, if they had rejected the slaves from the list of inhabitants, when the shares of representation were to be calculated, and inserted them on the lists when the tariff of contributions was to be adjusted?
In Julie's set, as in many other circles in Moscow, it had been agreed that they would speak nothing but Russian and that those who made a slip and spoke French should pay fines to the Committee of Voluntary Contributions.
Poverty of the State exchequer causes an army to be maintained by contributions from a distance.
There is, perhaps, nothing more likely to disturb the tranquillity of nations than their being bound to mutual contributions for any common object that does not yield an equal and coincident benefit.
When the providore has received these contributions, he divides them according to the number of persons, and the want they are in: the proportion they observe in this distribution is twenty pots of beer, ten of mead, and one cow to a hundred loaves.
The Cretans conducted their public meals better than the Lacedaemonians, for at Lacedsemon each individual was obliged to furnish what was assessed upon him; which if he could not do, there was a law which deprived him of the rights of a citizen, as has been already mentioned: but in Crete they were furnished by the community; for all the corn and cattle, taxes and contributions, which the domestic slaves were obliged to furnish, were divided into parts and allotted to the gods, the exigencies of the state, and these public meals; so that all the men, women, and children were maintained from a common stock.
Then we would talk of agents and the offers they had obtained for us; of editors and the sort of contributions they welcomed, how much they paid a thousand, and whether they paid promptly or otherwise.
of us will join any organization for the prevention of cruelty to animals, and by our words and acts and contributions work to prevent the perpetration of cruelties on animals.
His contributions to our funds have been magnificent; his advice, his sympathy, invaluable.
It is one of the most striking and important of the century's contributions to medical science.
He likes to write, and he'll give a tone to our contributions and keep us from being sentimental, don't you see?
He certainly did add `spirit' to the meetings, and `a tone' to the paper, for his orations convulsed his hearers and his contributions were excellent, being patriotic, classical, comical, or dramatic, but never sentimental.
A person must pay a contribution each week if he/she:
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