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wellspringnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈwel.sprɪŋ/ literary
the ​place something comes from or ​starts at, or the ​cause of something: the wellspring of the ​creativespirit
(Definition of wellspring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wellspring”
in Chinese (Simplified) 源头, 源泉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 源頭, 泉源…
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