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British English: /sɔːs/
American English: /sɔrs/

Translation of source in French:


  • 1 (origin)
    source (f) (of de)
    source of income, source of revenue
    source de revenu
    sources of supply
    sources d'approvisionnement
    energy/food sources
    ressources (fpl) énergétiques/alimentaires
    at source
    (affect, cut off, deduct)
    à la source
  • 2 (cause) source of
    source (f) de (anxiety, resentment, satisfaction)
    cause (f) de, origine (f) de (problem, error, infection, pollution)
    origine (f) de (rumour)
  • 3 (Journalism) (informant)
    source (f) (close to proche de)
    to hear something from a reliable source
    tenir quelque chose de source sûre
    one source said the king had always known that …
    le roi aurait toujours su que …

also: sources plural noun

  • (University) (reference materials)
    sources fpl

transitive verb

  • (obtain)
    se procurer (products, energy)
    to be sourced from
    provenir de (region, country)
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