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noun provenance pronunciation in British English /ˈprɒvənəns/
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singularprovenance
pluralprovenances
  1. 1
    [uncountable] formal the place where something first came from
  2. 2
    [countable] art a list of the people who have owned a work of art, used for proving that it was really made by the artist that people claim it was made by

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