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provenance

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WProvenance
  • Provenance (from the French provenir, "to come from"), is the chronology of the ownership, custody or location of a historical object.
  • It has been argued that in archaeology (North American archaeology and anthropological archaeology throughout the world), when the US spelling provenience is used it has a related but subtly different sense to provenance.
FR provenance
provenance
provenance
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
      Related Links:
      1. fr provenance
      2. en provenanced
      3. en provenances
      4. fr provenances
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      Grammatically, this word "provenance" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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