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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not lending assistance or aid to a common purpose.

Usage examples (8)
  • Verb (used with object) : to contribute stories to a magazine
  • Verb (used without object) : He contributes to many charities. ,He contributed to many magazines
  • Social security ( That is be bled dry by noncontributing citizens of other countries)
  • It is one of several no-nos the proposed flier points out as "noncontributing elements" in the historic district. for more
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