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Every October, the country largely ignores Filipino American History Month, which is a shame, given the enormous, contributory role Filipino Americans have played in shaping the American experience for everyone.
COVID-19 IS DEVASTATING FILIPINO AMERICANSELLEN MCGIRTOCTOBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
He was a strong athletic young man, in spite of his long hair—or might that have been, as in Samson's case, a contributory cause?
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
Another contributory source to this oddest freak of my life was the terms on which I had returned to the college.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The expression “contributory place” means a place other than a parish chargeable with special expenses.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
But we may well consider these reconstructions as contributory essays and experiments in the general constructive effort.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
This warfare finds contributory causes in tribal migrations.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
A strong contributory factor was the clumsy tactics of the employers who played into the hands of the leaders of the miners.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
We have practically agreed on that, and that leaves the only defense remaining for the employer, that of contributory negligence.
PROCEEDINGS, THIRD NATIONAL CONFERENCE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION FOR INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTSVARIOUS
Mr. Flora: Cannot they bring in the law of contributory negligence?
PROCEEDINGS, THIRD NATIONAL CONFERENCE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION FOR INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTSVARIOUS
The spirit of the Boy Scout movement was at least a contributory factor in helping us to win the War.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRIBUTORY

  • abetting
  • accessory
  • adjuvant
  • ancillary
  • appurtenant
  • assistant
  • backup
  • collateral
  • complementary
  • contributory
  • extra
  • reserve
  • secondary
  • spare
  • subordinate
  • subservient
  • subsidiary
  • supporting
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