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contributory

[kən′trib·yə‚tȯr·ē]
(hydrology)
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In an unpublished decision, the appellate court affirmed the trial judge's refusal to submit a contributory negligence instruction but said he should have given the "failure to mitigate" instruction and so remanded the case for a new trial:
Consistent with the Napster ruling, the district court found both contributory and vicarious liability for Aimster.
Many contributory factors have been downgraded to secondary importance.
The transition to contributory pensions made women dependent on their husbands' insurance contributions and thus reinforced the existing balance of power in families.
The Contributory Pension is a key entitlement for pensioners and any attempt to remove that entitlement would be vehemently opposed by older people.
b) Upto 90 per cent of the total profit shall be shared by the Contributories and the Modaraba Certificate holders in accordance with ratio declared by the Modaraba and accepted by the contributory, and in the absence of any such declaration in proportion of their respective contribution to the total fund.
We have a contributory and a non-contributory system," Booth says.
A controversial theory that primitive microbes called mycoplasmas play a contributory role in the development of AIDS got new support this week from one of its leading proponents.
Insurance consumers in states that have adopted comparative negligence pay more for automobile liability insurance than do consumers in states that retain contributory negligence.
After discussing several major developments in Al-Si-Mg alloy research over the past 60 years, Chamberlain noted: "By 1964 we were well aware of the contributory effects of hydrogen gas pickup on castings, what solidification rate is, what modification was doing, what heat treatment we should be getting to achieve the published properties.
Any creditor or contributory who wishes to appear to support or oppose the making of an Order on the Petition may appear at the time of the hearing by himself or his Counsel for that purpose and a copy of the Petition will be furnished to any creditor or contributory who requires it by the undersigned on payment of the regulated charge.