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English definition of “source”

source

noun [C]    /sɔrs, soʊrs/
something or someone that causes or produces something, or is the origin of it: a source of energy / light Spinach is a good source of vitamins . His wife was a constant source of inspiration to him. A source is also someone or something from which you obtain information : The reporter refused to cite the names of her sources.
(Definition of source noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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