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contributory

adjective
     
Related topics: Conditions of Employment
con‧trib‧u‧to‧ry
1 [only before noun] being one of the causes of a particular result:
Smoking is a contributory factor in lung cancer.
2BEC a contributory pension or insurance plan is one that is paid for by the workers as well as by the company they work for [≠ noncontributory]

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