Translation of source in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (origin, supply) fuente (feminine) my only source of income mi única fuente de ingresos the source of infection el foco de la infección to trace a problem to its source encontrar* el origen or la raíz de un problema tax will be deducted at source los impuestos se descontarán directamente del sueldo (before noun/delante del nombre) the source materials/documents las fuentes source language lengua (feminine) de origen 1.2 (of river) nacimiento (masculine)Example sentences
- We could follow the entire sweep of the river, from the lower meanders upwards to the source of the tiny stream high in the glaciated peaks of the cordillera.
- They have issued a five-point plan for managing rivers from source to estuary in an integrated and sustainable way.
- The terrace is watered by one of the sources of the River Jordan, a spring from a cool cave.
- 2 (providing information) 2.1 (person) fuente (feminine) police/government/reliable sources fuentes policiales/gubernamentales/fidedignas 2.2 (text, document) fuente (feminine)Example sentences
- A new emphasis will be placed on using primary documents as the source for research and discussion.
- While researching a book, Barker goes straight to primary sources, favouring public records, diaries, letters.
- These estimates are based on a massive and meticulous use of primary and secondary sources that are well documented in the volume.
- Fish is a key source of omega 3 oils which have health benefits particularly for the heart.
- These products are obtained from fairly traded sources, where producers are paid a fair price that covers production costs and a basic living wage.
- Best results will be obtained when two protein sources are used in combination.
- Beaver, who says he was passed the information by reliable military sources, says the equipment simply did not arrive in time.
- It was also alleged that he had been asked to provide information from police sources by senior activists.
- I had no reason to doubt the accuracy of the story or the information provided by my sources.
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A patera is a boat with a shallow draft, used by illegal immigrants, known as balseros, to cross the Straits of Gibraltar from Morocco to southern Spain.