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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-)


origin
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Sense: Noun: beginning
Synonyms:
beginning , start , rise , genesis, commencement, outset , inception , initiation, dawn , creation , birth , outbreak , onset , induction , foundation , nativity, introduction , origination, first appearance, entrance , ingress, entry , launch , launching, inauguration
Antonyms:
death , passing , demise , passing away, end , termination , close , conclusion , completion , culmination, destiny , fate , arrival , achievement , milestone , extinction, destruction
Sense: Noun: place or time of beginning
Synonyms:
source , root , inception , spring , fountain , provenance, stem , font , fount, fountainhead, springhead, well , birthplace, starting point, square one, cradle , nest , womb , seedbed, forge
Antonyms:
exit , goal , finish , end-user, consumer , household , destination , delivery address, pinnacle, summit
Sense: Noun: ancestry
Synonyms:
ancestry, descent , lineage, family , heritage , parentage, blood , bloodline, history , family tree, family history, genealogy, genes, ancestors

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