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plural of source
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as in headwaters
the beginning part of a stream 19th-century explorers who sought the source of the Nile

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as in references
something mentioned in a text as providing related and especially supporting information the professor asked the students to have at least five different sources for their papers

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sources

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verb

present tense third-person singular of source

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“Sources.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sources. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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