re-attribution

attribution

[a-truh-byoo-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of attributing; ascription.
2.
something ascribed; an attribute.
3.
Numismatics. a classification for a coin, based on its distinguishing features, as date, design, or metal.
4.
Archaic. authority or function assigned, as to a ruler, legislative assembly, delegate, or the like.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin attribūtiōn- (stem of attribūtiō assignment). See attribute, -ion

misattribution, noun
reattribution, noun
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attribution
late 15c., "action of bestowing or assigning," from Fr. attribution (14c.), from L. attributionem (nom. attributio) "assignment, attribution," noun of action from attributus, pp. of attribuere (see attribute). Meaning "thing attributed" is recorded from 1580s.
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