make a contribution


make a contribution
donate, give (money, time, etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • contribution */*/*/ — UK [ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌkɑntrɪˈbjuʃ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms contribution : singular contribution plural contributions 1) something that you do that helps to achieve something or to make it successful a valuable/outstanding… …   English dictionary

  • contribution — con|tri|bu|tion [ ,kantrı bjuʃn ] noun count *** 1. ) something that you do that helps to achieve something or to make it successful: a valuable/outstanding contribution: This program could not have been successful without Ken s valuable… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • contribution — n. 1) to make a contribution 2) to send in a contribution 3) a charitable; generous; monetary; token; voluntary contribution (to make a generous contribution to charity) 4) a brilliant, notable, outstanding, remarkable; key; major; valuable… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • contribution — noun 1 sth that helps cause/increase sth ADJECTIVE ▪ important, meaningful, significant ▪ big, enormous, great, huge, major, strong …   Collocations dictionary

  • contribution — con|tri|bu|tion W2S2 [ˌkɔntrıˈbju:ʃən US ˌka:n ] n 1.) something that you give or do in order to help something be successful contribution to/towards ▪ Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for his contribution to Quantum Theory. ▪ The school sees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • contribution — noun 1 (C) something that you give or do in order to help something be successful (+ to/towards): Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for his contribution to Quantum Theory. | make a contribution: Day centres for the elderly make a valuable… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — make1 [ meık ] (past tense and past participle made [ meıd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create/produce something ▸ 2 do/say something ▸ 3 cause something to happen ▸ 4 force someone to do something ▸ 5 arrange something ▸ 6 earn/get money ▸ 7 give a total ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • contribution — [[t]kɒ̱ntrɪbju͟ːʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ contributions 1) N COUNT: oft N to n If you make a contribution to something, you do something to help make it successful or to produce it. American economists have made important contributions to the field of… …   English dictionary

  • make — I UK [meɪk] / US verb Word forms make : present tense I/you/we/they make he/she/it makes present participle making past tense made UK [meɪd] / US past participle made *** Get it right: make: When make means to cause or force someone to do… …   English dictionary

  • make — 1 verb past tense and past participle made, PRODUCE STH 1 (T) to produce something by working: I m going to make a cake for Sam s birthday. | Did you make that dress yourself? | a car made in Japan | They re making a documentary about the Civil… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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