Definitions of "contributory"
  1. Refers to an action or situation where contributions are made towards a common purpose or venture
  2. Relates to a process or action that assists in achieving a particular outcome or result
How to use "contributory" in a sentence
  1. The government was spurred to make reforms after the contributory efforts of multiple activist groups.
  2. Insurance companies often use contributory negligence to determine compensations in accident claims.
  3. In a contributory retirement plan, the employer and employee both deposit funds.

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