verb (used with object), con·trib·ut·ed, con·trib·ut·ing.
verb (used without object), con·trib·ut·ed, con·trib·ut·ing.
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He has contributed to a false picture of law enforcement based on isolated injustices.
CPI reporters David Heath and Ben Wieder contributed to this report.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
PunditFact staff writer Jon Greenberg contributed to this report.
In Afghanistan, the United States has contributed to increasing life expectancy from 44 years to 61 years.
To some extent, it seems, “the law enforcement vector” contributed to the radicalization of Abu Omar.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why.|Anna Nemtsova|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Mr. Sprague touched her hair, and—and lifted one of her hands," Penny contributed quietly.Murder at Bridge|Anne Austin
He has contributed numerous papers to the proceedings of the learned societies of Great Britain, and was knighted in 1904.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The $2,000 contributed by the people for this building represented no little sacrifice.
She contributed a poem weekly for several years, relinquishing her connection with the paper in 1850.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
During this visit to London Swift contributed to only three Tatlers, viz.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift