attribution

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən/

Noun[change]

Singular
attribution

Plural
attributions

  1. (countable & uncountable) Attribution is the act of clearly acknowledging the creator of or reason for something.
    An attribution error occurs when you see somebody as responsible for things they are not responsible for.
    Attributions of success and failure was different, depending on the person's role.
    Social workers and service users differed in their causal attributions for poverty.

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