(noun) Any characteristic or quality of an object such as an individual or group.

Example: lawyer, liberal, Native American

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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.
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  • Also called:
    • dimension
    • property
  • 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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