country of origin

  

Definition

Country where goods shipped were produced. Usually the country of origin is the same as the country of departure. Also called country of provenance.

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  • I wanted to know the country of origin of the things, so that I could determine if I wanted to buy it, or not.

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  • Since the country of origin of the toys was not the United States, many different avenues would have to be explored in order to try and get recompense for the injuries of the dozens of children represented in the lawsuit.

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  • The country of origin for many of the technology products sold to consumers in the US is often in Asia.

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