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Definition of Contribution


  1. The act of contributing.
  2. That which is contributed; -- either the portion which an individual furnishes to the common stock, or the whole which is formed by the gifts of individuals.
  3. An irregular and arbitrary imposition or tax leved on the people of a town or country.
  4. Payment, by each of several jointly liable, of a share in a loss suffered or an amount paid by one of their number for the common benefit.
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Contribution Translations

contribution in Dutch is bijdrage
contribution in French is apport, contribution
contribution in German is Beitrag, Spende, Beitrag
contribution in Italian is quota
contribution in Swedish is insats, bidrag, tillskott