Contre-partie



[French kawntruh-par-tee] /French kɔ̃trə parˈti/

noun, Furniture.
1.
(in buhlwork) an inlay composed of a design in tortoise shell on a background of brass.

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  • Contributable

    [kuh n-trib-yoot] /kənˈtrɪb yut/ verb (used with object), contributed, contributing. 1. to give (money, time, knowledge, assistance, etc.) to a common supply, fund, etc., as for charitable purposes. 2. to furnish (an original written work, drawing, etc.) for publication: to contribute stories to a magazine. verb (used without object), contributed, contributing. 3. to give (money, […]

  • Contribute

    [kuh n-trib-yoot] /kənˈtrɪb yut/ verb (used with object), contributed, contributing. 1. to give (money, time, knowledge, assistance, etc.) to a common supply, fund, etc., as for charitable purposes. 2. to furnish (an original written work, drawing, etc.) for publication: to contribute stories to a magazine. verb (used without object), contributed, contributing. 3. to give (money, […]



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