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noun [uncountable] attribution pronunciation in British English /ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n/
  1. the act of attributing something to a particular cause or person, especially the act of saying that something was written, said, painted etc by a particular person

    the attribution of drawings to Vincent van Gogh

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