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a light/power/energy source
The best sources of potassium are vegetables and fruit.
A garden was the source of inspiration for the painting.
The article quoted a senior source at the UN.
Her son was a constant source of worry to her.
We have been unable to trace the source of the infection.
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
to put on clothes that make you look like someone else, for fun
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of source from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.