these factors contribute

: something that helps cause a result

According đồ sộ the police report of the accident, excessive tốc độ was a contributing factor.

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often + to/in

The coach's positive attitude was a contributing factor to/in the team's success.

Examples of contributing factor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That component, which is meant đồ sộ help improve gaming performance, could be a contributing factor. Mark Gurman, Fortune, 28 Sep. 2023 Robinson said fiscal uncertainty with the state budget is likely another contributing factor, as are migration trends. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Sep. 2023 That year, however, the presidential primary was held on a different date than vãn the local elections, which was likely a contributing factor. Cristina Corujo, CBS News, 1 Sep. 2023 Lewis Jenkins also said that those who have been determined đồ sộ be incompetent and need state psychiatric help have been a contributing factor. Josephine Peterson, Dallas News, 31 Aug. 2023 During an initial investigation, police suspected alcohol đồ sộ be a contributing factor to the collision, and Rodriguez was subsequently arrested and charged with driving while under the influence. Rachel Smith, The Courier-Journal, 28 Aug. 2023 Impairment was not a contributing factor in the collision, according đồ sộ police. Aidan Wohl, The Arizona Republic, 2 Sep. 2023 The khuyễn mãi giảm giá prior đồ sộ Wednesday's court session included an acknowledgement that drug use was a contributing factor in his gun possession charge. Catherine Herridge, CBS News, 26 July 2023 The officials added that a contributing factor to the behavior problems is that — lượt thích other college students around the country — many more cadets and midshipmen are arriving at the academies with previous bad experiences, ranging from assaults and harassment đồ sộ thoughts of or attempts at suicide. Lolita C. Baldor, Chicago Tribune, 17 Aug. 2023 See More

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