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US [ˈkɑntrɪˌbjut]
UK [kənˈtrɪbjuːt]
  • v.捐助;捐献;是…的原因之一;增加
  • Web贡献;投稿;捐赠
Simple Present:contributes  Present Participle:contributing  Past Tense:contributed  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
捐献,捐赠(尤指金钱或物品);捐助to give sth, especially money or goods, to help sb/sth
We contributed £5 000 to the earthquake fund.
我们向地震基金捐赠了 5 000 英镑。
Would you like to contribute to our collection?
你愿意给我们的募捐捐款吗?
Do you wish to contribute?
你想捐助吗?
2.
[i]
~ (to sth)
是…的原因之一to be one of the causes of sth
Medical negligence was said to have contributed to her death.
据说医务人员的玩忽职守是她死亡的原因之一。
Human error may have been a contributing factor .
人为过错可能是一个起作用的因素。
3.
[i][t]
增加;增进;添加(到某物)to increase, improve or add to sth
Immigrants have contributed to British culture in many ways.
移民在许多方面都对英国文化有所贡献。
This book contributes little to our understanding of the subject.
此书对我们了解这门学科助益甚少。
4.
[t][i]
(为报纸、杂志、电台或电视节目)撰稿;(在会议或会谈期间)讲话,(尤指)发表意见to write things for a newspaper, magazine, or a radio or television programme; to speak during a meeting or conversation, especially to give your opinion
She contributed a number of articles to the magazine.
她给这家杂志撰写了一些稿件。
He contributes regularly to the magazine ‘New Scientist’.
他定期给《新科学家》杂志撰稿。
We hope everyone will contribute to the discussion.
我们希望大家都能参与讨论。

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