How to use Contributory in a sentence

contributory
  • Of course there were other contributory causes.

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  • During 2003, CIS staff benefits included a contributory, defined benefit (' final salary ') pension scheme.

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  • This is not the case if the scheme is non contributory.

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  • The reason for the stranding is not known but the topography of the bay and the large tidal range were probably contributory.

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  • The main aim was therefore to produce the first account of the survival and subsequent development of hospital contributory schemes under the NHS.

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  • A split in liability was agreed by the parties that she was 25 per cent contributory negligent for the accident.

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  • This blow to the overall prestige of the Riley marque would prove to be a contributory factor in its eventual demise.

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  • Nitrogen oxides are therefore a contributory factor in the production of acid rain.

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  • Consent might be relevant to issues of contributory negligence.

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  • For most countries the main benefit for pensioners is the contributory social security pension.

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  • Thus job insecurity, job loss and job changes would be contributory factors in increasing workplace stress in employees.

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  • Among such contributory causes is the more familiar intercourse of settled nations which we enjoy in our own day; the ideas of one nation rapidly permeate neighbouring nations, and by the means of printed books penetrate into remoter provinces and into distant lands.

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  • Sid owned 50 percent interest in the fitness company and the pair sold the company to a contributory of NutriSystem, Incorporated.

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  • In these attempts new methods are elaborated and in their criticism contributory phenomena are discovered.

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  • The area of biological knowledge which Darwin was the first to subject to scientific method and to render, as it were, contributory to the great stream formed by the union of the various branches, is that which relates to the breeding of animals and plants, their congenital variations, and the transmission and perpetuation of those variations.

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  • A more instructive subdivision must be one which corresponds to the separate currents of thought and mental preoccupation which have been historically manifested in western Europe in the gradual evolution of what is to-day the great river of zoological doctrine to which they have all been rendered contributory.

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  • In 1832 Llanelly was added as a contributory borough to the Carmarthen parliamentary district.

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  • Disorder of the cerebellum sets at variance, brings discord into, the space-perceptions contributory to the movement.

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  • But cognitive "good" and moral "good" are brought into close connexion, as species of teleological "good" and contributory to "the Good."

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  • Later the French-Canadians, Italians, Poles and Bohemians added notably to the number; an appreciable percentage of Oriental Catholics is also found, - Greeks, Syrians, Armenians, &c. Natural increase, especially among the first Catholic immigrants, and a certain percentage of conversions from Protestantism, are contributory sources.

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  • In Wales there are io borough parliamentary areas, all of which, except Merthyr Tydfil and Swansea town division, consist of groups of several contributory boroughs.

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  • Even then the amount of the rate is left to the council, any deficiency in the cost of the water, in so far as it is not defrayed out of water rates or rents, being borne in an urban district by the general district rate, and in a rural district by the separate sanitary rates made for the parish or contributory place supplied.

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  • The expression " contributory place " means a place other than a parish chargeable with special expenses.

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  • For the most part it has reference only to what is called a special drainage district, that is to say, a district formed out of one or more parishes or parts of parishes for the purpose of the provision of a common water-supply, or scheme of sewerage, or the like, and in the event of such a district including part only of a parish, the remaining portion would, so far as the special expenses for which the district was created are concerned, be a separate contributory place.

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  • These special expenses are chargeable to each parish or contributory place, and they are defrayed by means of special sanitary rates, such rates being raised on all property assessed to the relief of the poor, but with the same exemptions of certain properties as have been mentioned under the head of general district rate in urban districts.

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  • Where the contributory drainage area exceeds 5000 acres, the discharge, even allowing for so-called " cloud-bursts," rarely or never exceeds the rate of about 300 cub.

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  • Their doctrines were mainly based upon a belief in the government of the universe by some form of physical necessity, and though different opinions might prevail as to the mode of operation of the various forms of physical necessity the occasional recognition of non-material contributory causes never amounted to a recognition of the independence of human volition or intelligence.

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  • For the distinction between main and contributory causes of conduct (causae adjuvantes and causae principales - the a'reov and vvairwwv of Platonic and Aristotelian philosophy) preserved the possibility of regarding character, the main cause, as the responsible and accountable element in morality.

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  • Since 1536 Tenby has been a contributory borough to the Pembroke (now Pembroke and Haverfordwest) parliamentary district.

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  • There were a number of important contributory conditions (enumerated in Harnack's Mission and Ausbreitung des Christentums) which Gibbon did not take into account.

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  • In virtue of its being the shire-town, Cardiff acquired in 1535 the right to send one representative to parliament, which it did until 1832, from which date Cowbridge and Llantrisant have been joined with it as contributory boroughs returning one member.

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  • Aberystwyth was a contributory parliamentary borough until 1885, when its representation was merged in that of the county.

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  • The fact that every family throughout the land is a contributory to the military forces of the country has made peace a family, and hence a national, ideal.

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  • Meanwhile in 1885 the parliamentary constituency was made into two divisions with a member each, namely Swansea Town consisting of the original borough with St Thomas's, and Swansea District consisting of the remainder of the borough with the four contributory boroughs.

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  • Special expenses include the expenses of the construction and maintenance and cleansing of sewers, providing water-supply, and all other expenses incurred or payable in respect of a parish or contributory place within the district determined by order of the Local Government Board to be special expenses.

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  • Changes in the height or construction of buildings, and a greater readiness to make claims on insurance offices, may be contributory causes.

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  • The difference in technical methods and the historical evolution of teaching posts (for in all civilized countries the progress of biological knowledge has been very closely associated with the existence of institutions for the diffusion of knowledge and for professional education) have been the chief contributory causes to this practical confusion.

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