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Definitions of original:
  • noun:   an original model on which something is patterned
  • noun:   an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
  • adjective:   being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of
    Example: "A truly original approach"
  • adjective:   (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary
    Example: "His work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
  • adjective:   not derived or copied or translated from something else
    Example: "The play is original"
  • adjective:   preceding all others in time or being as first made or performed
    Example: "The original inhabitants of the Americas"

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