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1. contributory

adjective. ['kənˈtrɪbjəˌtɔri'] tending to bring about; being partly responsible for.

Synonyms

  • contributive
  • tributary
  • contributing
  • conducive

Antonyms

  • distributary
  • unobligated
  • primary
  • noncausal

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Words that Rhyme with Contributory

  • accusatory
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  • ambulatory
  • anticipatory
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  • auditory
  • category
  • celebratory
  • circulatory
  • compensatory
  • conciliatory
  • conciliatory
  • confirmatory
  • confiscatory
  • congratulatory
  • declaratory
  • defamatory
  • depilatory
  • depository

Example sentences of the word contributory


1. Adjective
In a contributory pension plan, the employer and the employee both pay into the program.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The differentiation between a contributory IRA and a rollover IRA is generally maintained at the custodial level.

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