referentie

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Etymology[edit]

Presumably in each sense independently derived from French référence, presumably from Old French referer (14th century), anyway from Latin referre "to relate, refer", literally "to carry back", itself from re- "back" + ferre "to carry, bring"

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

referentie f (plural referenties, diminutive referentietje n)

  1. A reference, person who vouches for another, character witness
  2. A quoted or otherwise consulted, preferably reliably or authoritative source, as for writing an academic document

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