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verb [transitive] [often passive] source pronunciation in British English /sɔː(r)s/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theysource
he/she/itsources
present participlesourcing
past tensesourced
past participlesourced

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    to get a product or basic material from somewhere

    All our timber is sourced from sustainable forests.

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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