Translation of contribution in Spanish:


contribución, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑntrəˈbjuʃ(ə)n/ /kɒntrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n/

See Spanish definition of contribución


  • 1

    (participation, part played)
    contribución feminine
    to make a contribution to sth hacer una contribución a algo
    • his contribution to the debate was most enlightening su intervención en el debate fue muy instructiva
    • As a result, teams can fail to leverage the unique contributions each member may bring.
    • This family has made a major contribution to our social, cultural and historic heritage.
    • All three students made a major contribution to the college's work to encourage good race relations in the town.
    • Thus the city should be brought to recognise his contribution to civic welfare.
    • The floods and prolonged hot weather this year made major contributions to the decline in grain production.
    • We British have made three major contributions to culinary excellence.
    • There were other major individual contributions to this most entertaining of matches.
    • Both made major contributions to the Irish team and are at the very top of their game.
    • It is recognised that this ban will have a major contribution in reducing the levels of this parameter.
    • This redevelopment would enable the South Yorkshire area to make a major contribution to this growth target.
    • Despite his major contribution to medical science, he died reviled, his name soon forgotten.
    • Jack made a major contribution to life in this part of Roscommon over many years.
    • Fiona does not appear to have made a major contribution to the children's emotional or physical development.
    • Each can make different but important contributions to promoting sustainable development.
    • It is widely accepted by commentators that he has made a major contribution to the peace process.
    • His six symphonies are coming to be regarded as a major contribution to the genre in the 20th century.
    • The third topic to which Eisenstein made a major contribution was the theory of elliptic functions.
    • His work was therefore a major contribution to both geometry and to dynamics.
    • Does it celebrate his unique gifts and encourage the contribution he is more than eager to make?
  • 2

    (payment, donation)
    contribución feminine
    (to a fund) aportación feminine
    (to a fund) aporte masculine mainly Latin America
    (to social security fund) cotización feminine
    (to social security fund) aporte masculine River Plate
    (to social security fund) imposición feminine Chile
    • Don't forget that there is a special collection box in each porch for contributions to the renovation fund.
    • The organisation is a voluntary one, totally replying on contributions and fund raising.
    • The centre would be funded through developers' contributions and additional lottery grants.
    • The membership decided to make two contributions to charities from funds raised.
    • Meanwhile, you have about six years in which to top up your private pension with additional voluntary contributions.
    • Unless attached to a mosque, they depended on voluntary contributions, tuition fees and free meals.
    • The survey shows a big increase in the contribution of direct payments to farm income.
    • If the deficit has increased then we will have to increase our contribution to the fund as an employer.
    • Financial contributions from individuals funded office and printing expenses.
    • We want to do everything we can to narrow the gap and having a pay equity fund is a positive contribution in that regard.
    • However, anyone wishing to make a contribution to the fund can do so and it will be forwarded to head office.
    • Thanks to all the people who have made an annual contribution to this collection.
    • He refused fees, but suggested instead a contribution to the research fund that he established.
    • We rely entirely on voluntary contributions to keep more than 60 services running.
    • The group does not charge for its services, but many users make a voluntary contribution.
    • You also have the option of making either regular payments or one-off contributions, or both.
    • Commercial banks will shift their contribution from the Fund to the institute.
    • It was a civil ceremony and afterwards we had a picnic where everyone brought along a food contribution of some sort.
    • We have also agreed to an increase in our rent contribution as a result of the improvements.
    • Nor will an imposed contribution result in hardship to an impoverished parent.