PROVENANCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PROVENANCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  place of origin; source; provenience
Classic Sentence:
1  The army in butternut were now seasoned fighters, their generals had proven their mettle, and everyone knew that when the campaign reopened in the spring, the Yankees would be crushed for good and all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
2  If her guilt had been proven unmistakably, had she been white, Mildrey Brown would never have been hung.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In VII
3  The silently growing assumption of this age is that the probation of races is past, and that the backward races of to-day are of proven inefficiency and not worth the saving.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In XIV
Example Sentence:
1  The euphoria is what was once considered the provenance of libertarians seeking to create an alternative to central bank system, bitcoin, is bringing to mainstream.
2  The provenance of "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1960) is perhaps less well known than the novel itself, which has come to be even less remarked upon than the legal travails and self-imposed isolation of the author who penned the work.
3  I don't need to see a label to identify the provenance of a garment that someone is wearing.
4  This raised doubts about the provenance of the painting.
5  The simplest way to verify provenance is by looking for items that come with a Certificate of Authenticity or a Letter of Authenticity.
6  She is a woman of proven ability.
7  Few would argue that this team has experience and proven ability.
8  The predictive value of this new method of analysis has still to be proven.
9  We're looking for someone with a proven track record in selling advertising.
10  If any levels of corruption are proven, it's possible that the elections could be declared null and void.
11  I have proven that you slander the gay community.
12  The Haddan School was built in 1858 on the sloping banks of the Haddan River, a muddy location that had proven disastrous from the start.