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Noun: ascription  u'skrip-shun
  1. Assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
    "the ascription to me of honours I had not earned";
    - attribution
     
  2. Assigning to a cause or source
    "the ascription of lighting to an expression of God's wrath";
    - attribution

Derived forms: ascriptions

See also: attributable, unascribable, unattributable

Type of: categorisation [Brit], categorization, classification, sorting

Encyclopedia: Ascription