In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(participation, part played)contribución feminineto 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
- His work was therefore a major contribution to both geometry and to dynamics.
- All three students made a major contribution to the college's work to encourage good race relations in the town.
- Tonight's awards highlight just some of the major contributions British Muslims make to our society.
- There were other major individual contributions to this most entertaining of matches.
- This redevelopment would enable the South Yorkshire area to make a major contribution to this growth target.
- It is recognised that this ban will have a major contribution in reducing the levels of this parameter.
- This family has made a major contribution to our social, cultural and historic heritage.
- The third topic to which Eisenstein made a major contribution was the theory of elliptic functions.
- The floods and prolonged hot weather this year made major contributions to the decline in grain production.
- Thus the city should be brought to recognise his contribution to civic welfare.
- Each can make different but important contributions to promoting sustainable development.
- Fiona does not appear to have made a major contribution to the children's emotional or physical development.
- Despite his major contribution to medical science, he died reviled, his name soon forgotten.
- Both made major contributions to the Irish team and are at the very top of their game.
- As a result, teams can fail to leverage the unique contributions each member may bring.
- Does it celebrate his unique gifts and encourage the contribution he is more than eager to make?
- It is widely accepted by commentators that he has made a major contribution to the peace process.
- We British have made three major contributions to culinary excellence.
- His six symphonies are coming to be regarded as a major contribution to the genre in the 20th century.
- Jack made a major contribution to life in this part of Roscommon over many years.
2(payment, donation)contribución femininefeminine aportaciónmasculine aporte Latin Americafeminine cotizaciónmasculine aporte River Platefeminine imposición Chile
- Commercial banks will shift their contribution from the Fund to the institute.
- If the deficit has increased then we will have to increase our contribution to the fund as an employer.
- 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.
- Don't forget that there is a special collection box in each porch for contributions to the renovation fund.
- We rely entirely on voluntary contributions to keep more than 60 services running.
- The centre would be funded through developers' contributions and additional lottery grants.
- The organisation is a voluntary one, totally replying on contributions and fund raising.
- We want to do everything we can to narrow the gap and having a pay equity fund is a positive contribution in that regard.
- It was a civil ceremony and afterwards we had a picnic where everyone brought along a food contribution of some sort.
- The group does not charge for its services, but many users make a voluntary contribution.
- Thanks to all the people who have made an annual contribution to this collection.
- The survey shows a big increase in the contribution of direct payments to farm income.
- He refused fees, but suggested instead a contribution to the research fund that he established.
- We have also agreed to an increase in our rent contribution as a result of the improvements.
- You also have the option of making either regular payments or one-off contributions, or both.
- However, anyone wishing to make a contribution to the fund can do so and it will be forwarded to head office.
- The membership decided to make two contributions to charities from funds raised.
- Financial contributions from individuals funded office and printing expenses.
- Nor will an imposed contribution result in hardship to an impoverished parent.
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