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verb [transitive] formal     impute pronunciation in American English
/ɪmˈpjut/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyimpute
he/she/itimputes
present participleimputing
past tenseimputed
past participleimputed

phrasal verb

impute to

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present tense
I/you/we/theyimpute to
he/she/itimputes to
present participleimputing to
past tenseimputed to
past participleimputed to
impute something to someone/something to say that someone or something has a specific quality, especially a bad one, or is guilty of something
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