Example: lawyer, liberal, Native American
Audio Pronunciation: (at·trib·ute)
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- Plural: attributes
- An attribute needs to be observable and measurable to be studied.
- An attribute can be a constant or variable.
- Also called:
- Attribute used in a sentence: Studying is an attribute of a successful student.
- A researcher is an (noun) attributer (attributor) that (verb) attributes an (adjective) attributable or (adjective) attributive attribute by (verb) attributing the attribute (adverb) attributively.
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