Definition of 'source'
Example sentences containing 'source'
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These manuscripts offer one of the richest sources of information on contemporary life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Occupational exposure to lead is the major source of lead intake for adults. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Truck drivers are a steady source of business. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sources pointed out that he picked up soft drinks too. The Sun (2015)Sources said the company had already looked at a float. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The products we source from them are not connected to the livestock industry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Pastors also listed other sources such as books and education. Christianity Today (2000)We would learn much more about variable sources if we kept on observing them. Infinite in All Directions (1989)The main sources of income are the book deals and royalties. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The two official sources of information on crime give different answers to this basic question. Sociology (1995)Floor dust turns out to be the major source of bacteria that we breathe. The Sun (2012)The farming sector is the second most common source of family business listings. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sources after this point are often conflicting. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Senior sources admitted the company was exposed to being voted down by independent investors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Here she presents an inspiring source book filled with hundreds of photos. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The group now specialises in organic produce and sources products from other growers as well as raising its own crops. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sources working on the negotiations said a price of closer to 70p could seal the deal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In different areas, different sources will have different importance at different times. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)The real amount was in six figures, well placed sources insisted. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The source of the river is the spring, we say. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)On the other hand, he claimed an impeccably placed source for the story. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In practice, finding the information sources that work best for you will involve an element of trial and error. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She steered clear of charity shops - there was rarely anything that she could afford - but found church jumble sales a good source of cheap clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'source'
British English: source NOUN
The source of something is the person, place, or thing which you get it from.
Over 40 percent of adults use television as their major source of information about the arts.
British English: source VERB
In business, if a person or firm sources a product or a raw material, they find someone who will supply it.
Together they travel the world, sourcing clothes for the small, privately owned company.
- American English: source
- Brazilian Portuguese: procurar pelo local de origem de algo
- Chinese: 找
- European Spanish: buscar proveedores
- French: se procurer
- German: beschaffen
- Italian: cercare un fornitore di
- Japanese: 仕入れる
- Korean: 공급지를 찾다
- European Portuguese: procurar pelo local de origem de algo
- Spanish: buscar proveedores
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