noun, plural con·trib·u·to·ries.
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Contemporary Examples of contributory
He contracted Hepatitis C from drug use, which was a contributory factor in his death.The Secrets of Britain’s Wildest Aristocrats
October 20, 2014
Historical Examples of contributory
They often, nevertheless, act as a contributory factor to a movement.
And, though reluctantly, he granted Freud contributory significance.Strange Alliance
You cannot fall back on the joker of contributory carelessness.Paris Vistas
Helen Davenport Gibbons
And the place really needed a Village Hall, on a contributory basis.Gray youth
The practice of turret work has been contributory to this result.