Definition of non-attributable in English:


Line breaks: non-attrib¦ut¦able
Pronunciation: /nɒnəˈtrɪbjʊtəb(ə)l


  • Not able to be attributed to a particular source or cause: non-attributable informants let it be known that the minister had been rebuked in cabinet
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    • To accomplish this, the author has relied on open and non-attributable sources, because most intelligence services refused to comment for the record.
    • Alexander had escaped the media attention so the same friends, briefing on a non-attributable basis, insisted the time had been right for her to step out of the political spotlight.
    • If so, is there a decrease in those with general non-attributable retardation?




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