Definition of Contributory. Meaning of Contributory. Synonyms of Contributory

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Definition of Contributory

Contributory
Contributory Con*trib"u*to*ry, n.; pl. Contributories. One who contributes, or is liable to be called upon to contribute, as toward the discharge of a common indebtedness. --Abbott.
Contributory
Contributory Con*trib"u*to*ry, a. Contributing to the same stock or purpose; promoting the same end; bringing assistance to some joint design, or increase to some common stock; contributive. --Milton. Bonfires of contributory wood. --Chapman. Contributory negligence (Law), negligence by an injured party, which combines with the negligence of the injurer in producing the injury, and which bars recovery when it is the proximate cause of the injury. --Wharton.

Meaning of Contributory from wikipedia

- In some common law jurisdictions, contributory negligence is a defense to a tort claim based on negligence. If it is available, the defense completely...
- Contributory infringement may refer to: contributory patent infringement contributory copyright infringement...
- Contributory copyright infringement is a way of imposing secondary liability for infringement of a copyright. It is a means by which a person may be held...
- against P2P file-sharing services Grokster and Streamcast for their contributory role in copyright infringement. In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled in favor...
- Unemployment benefits in Spain are contributory and non-contributory. They are part of social security system in Spain and are managed by the State Public...
- Comparative negligence, called non-absolute contributory negligence outside the United States, is a partial legal defense that reduces the amount of damages...
- sued the defendants, Amish Shah and others, for, among other charges, contributory cybersquatting for encouraging others, through videos and software, to...
- all retirees that meet the contribution conditions, the State pension (contributory) or SPC and the State pension (transition) or SPT; and 2) a means-tested...
- Butterfield v. Forrester (1809) established this defense. In England, this "contributory negligence" became a partial defense, but in the United States, any fault...
- In moral philosophy, instrumental and intrinsic value are the distinction between what is a means to an end and what is as an end in itself. Things are...
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