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Attribution

The assignment of cause. For example, if one attributes a statement to a CEO, one says the CEO made the statement. Likewise, if one attributes a market bounce to GDP growth, one says the GDP growth caused the bounce.
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39) That does not mean that we can negate anything of God that comes to our mind, "for sometimes we deny something in a thing which cannot be attributed to it according to its nature, as, for example, if one says of a wall that it cannot see.
One statement attributed to me (about coffee quality) is so completely opposite to the position of this organization, my own often-expressed views, and simple fact, that I do not even want to restate it here in order to refute it.
These data suggest that Yntema's mapping effect should not be attributed to the difference between keeping track of one versus many objects but, rather, to the difference between keeping track of values drawn from one versus many categories of unique values.
investor may also be attributed the PFIC stock owned directly or indirectly by an intermediate entity.
The low dimensionality of the store attribute ratings cannot be attributed to centering the store attribute ratings about Zeller's because the eigenvalues of the correlation matrices for (a) the raw attribute ratings without rescaling to make Zeller's the origin and (b) the attribute ratings centered on each respondent's attribute means produced equivalently low dimensional results.
1536, ownership cannot be attributed to siblings, nor can stock that was attributed to a family member be reattributed to another individual.