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prōventus , ūs, m. provenio,
I.a coming forth, growing up, growth, increase; produce, yield, crop (not in Cic.; syn. reditus).
II. Trop.
A. In gen., an issue, result: “errare, si qui in bello omnis secundos rerum proventus expectent,Caes. B. G. 7, 29: “omnes milites intenti pugnae proventum expectabant,id. ib. 7, 80: “hujus peregrinationis,App. M. 2, p. 120, 12.—
B. In partic., a fortunate issue, happy result, success: “superioris temporis,Caes. B. C. 2, 38: “secundarum rerum,Liv. 45, 41: “orationis,Plin. Ep. 9, 13, 18; Vulg. 1 Cor. 10, 13.
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