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original

o·rig·i·nal

original

 
pronunciation:
rI j nl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: first; earliest.
The original owner of our car had it for ten years.Of all the movies in the Star Wars series, I like the original one best.
 
synonyms:
earliest, first, initial
antonyms:
final
similar words:
primary
definition 2: new or fresh.
She has an original idea for a book.
synonyms:
fresh, new
similar words:
bold, revolutionary, singular, unique
Word Builder: original +
  • originally:
    at first.
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The word original contains the following part:
orig Latin root that means beginning
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