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attribute to

To cite as the source or reason for something. A noun can be used between "attribute" and "to." I attribute my success to lots of hard work. That famous saying is usually, and incorrectly, attributed to Shakespeare.

attribute something to someone or something

to ascribe something to someone or something; to believe that someone or something is the source of something. We attribute our success to your good advice. I attribute all these ill-mannered memos to Andrew.
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This flow diagram (Fig 3) shows attribute selection procedure in a sequential way.
The attributes of a commodity approach support the key tenets of survivability, joint development and interoperability, and networked systems.
Of the principle attributes listed above, it contains four of the nine: Z directions (partially fulfilled), bleached or unbleached, opacity (partially fulfilled), and CD and MD strength.
An alternative assertion might be that attribute ratings by TIASs are relatively similar across industries, at least for some of the expert attributes.
1970; Woodside & Trappey 1992; Krishnan 1996; Romaniuk & Sharp 1999), and fewer of these have investigated the relationship between association of a brand with a negative attribute and usage.
Broadie, Maimonides and Aquinas on the Names of God, "Religious Studies" 23 (1987) 157-170; 159: "To affirm anything whatever of God is to imply that He is complex, for to affirm an attribute of Him, even one attribute, is to imply a distinction between God, to whom the attribute is attributed, and the attribute He is said to have".
i]) is the total number of distinct values of attribute [A.
I could find quiet, and I could find bag-less, but not a single vendor had added both these qualities as an attribute, so I could not find a quiet and bagless vacuum cleaner.
While both these letter rulings discuss the addition of section 1031 as an attribute that will survive eligible reorganization, the law and analysis certainly support the idea that other nonlisted attributes will likely survive as well.
381 (a) would lead to the conclusion that any attribute not listed in Sec.
6] = 1" implies that the user did not want attribute [a.
Norcross, Georgia, a provider of credit-risk and fraud-risk solutions for non-traditional lenders, has announced its ability to return more than 100 credit attributes along with the Teletrack credit report to accelerate and optimize risk assessment for short-term lending.
Thus, even if a snooper is able to isolate an individual value of a confidential attribute, the true value is not disclosed.
unless the prospect does not value the attributes that determine the price.