Translation of contribution in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːntrəˈbjuːʃən; ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən/


  • 1.1 c (participation, part played) contribución (f) to make a contribution to sth hacer* una contribución a algo his contribution to the debate was most enlightening su intervención en el debate fue muy instructiva
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    • As a result, teams can fail to leverage the unique contributions each member may bring.
    • This family has made a major contribution to our social, cultural and historic heritage.
    • All three students made a major contribution to the college's work to encourage good race relations in the town.
    1.2 c u (payment, donation) contribución (f); (to a fund) aportación (f), aporte (m) (esp AmL) ; (to social security fund) cotización (f), aporte (m) (RPl) , imposición (f) (Chi)
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    • Don't forget that there is a special collection box in each porch for contributions to the renovation fund.
    • The organisation is a voluntary one, totally replying on contributions and fund raising.
    • The centre would be funded through developers' contributions and additional lottery grants.

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