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Contributory

contributory adj

1 : characterized by or making contributions to a common fund or enterprise
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: of, relating to, or being an employee benefit plan to which both employers and employees make contributions
2 : helping to bring about an end or result [ infringement]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.