In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un hecho, delito)attributionla atribución de este éxito a la cooperación internacional — the attribution of this success to international cooperation
2(de poderes)la atribución de estas competencias a la comisión — the conferring of these powers on / the vesting of these powers in the committee
3atribuciones feminine plural(poderes, funciones)powersno está dentro de mis atribuciones cambiar el reglamento — it is not within my powers to change the rules
- las atribuciones de este tribunal — the powers of this court
- este chico se está tomando demasiadas atribuciones — this young man is getting above himself
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