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Countries like Pakistan and India contribute little to the bottomline for tech companies.

Vicente Calderon of the Tijuana Press contributed to this story.

About 80 percent of wastewater globally goes back into the environment totally untreated, contributing to the spread of disease.

Women were not only encouraged to visit the museum, Peale wanted them to contribute to the enterprise, sending in samples and sharing ideas.

Twenty-three scientists from around the globe, mostly in countries with large tropical peatland areas, contributed to the paper.

Vicky Ward was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair for 11 years.

When My Own Private Idaho came out, that was the first time somebody from our generation was contributing.

Other contributing writers on the original series included Richard Matheson, Charles Beaumont, and Earl Hamner, Jr.

Success on the field certainly has been a contributing factor to students remaining excited about attending games.

GLAAD even does an annual ranking of networks (PDF) based on how much each is contributing to the positive image of gays.

Maybe in your old age you'll be back in dear old London contributing to Punch if you are careful of your wits.

Whoever footed his bill at hotel or boarding-establishment would be contributing—they must see that he did contribute—his portion.

The freedom of the press has also been a contributing factor.

The effort of much in the Litteratur-Briefe may be mentioned as contributing to this line of thought.

And I,” said Norman, “am not going to eat the produce of other people's labour without contributing my share.


On this page you'll find 128 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contributing, such as: conducive, contributory, related, and responsible.

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