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Definition of provenance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈprɑvəˌnɑns//
    [uncountable, countable] (technology)
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  1. 1the place that something originally came from synonym origin
  2. 2 All the furniture is of English provenance. There's no proof about the provenance of the painting (= whether it is genuine or not).
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: provenance