origin

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɒrɪdʒɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɔrɪdʒɪn, ˈɑr-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ôri jin, or-)


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origin

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the origin of [the universe, life, the species]
  2. the origins of [civilization, modern philosophy]
  3. the origin of the [stream, river]
  4. [discover, research] your family's origins
  5. [discovered] the origin of his family
  6. his ethnic origins
  7. the origin (and meaning) of the [word, phrase, story, myth]
  8. the [word] is [French] in origin
  9. the origin of the [word] is unknown
  10. a [term, phrase, word] of unknown origin
  11. the origin and destination of the [package, shipment]
  12. coming from [a domestic, an international] origin
  13. comes from an unknown origin
  14. its origins can be traced (back) to
  15. is [thought, said] to have [Celtic, Roman] origins
  16. [hallmarks, signs, aspects] of [Celtic] origin
  17. the hero's origin story
n as adj
  1. the hero's origin story
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