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Many local businesses offered to contribute to the school rebuilding fund.
He promised to contribute $5,000 toward the cost of the lawsuit.
The U.K. will contribute 8,000 troops to the NATO operation.
Davis didn't really contribute much to the game in the second half.
He felt he had nothing to contribute to the discussion.
The scandal certainly contributed to their defeat in the last election.
Speed is a contributing factor in many automobile accidents.
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a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food
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