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original

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
original

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (not comparable) First in a series
    The original manuscript contained spelling errors that were fixed in later versions
    This recording is by the original broadway cast.
  2. (not comparable) Newly created
    Tonight we will hear an original work by one of our best composers.
  3. (comparable) Fresh, different
    The paper contains a number of original ideas about color perception.
  4. (not comparable) Pioneering
    Parker was one of the original bebop players.
  5. (not comparable) Having as its origin
    This kind of barbecue is original to North Carolina.

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Noun

Singular
original

Plural
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original ({{{1}}})
  1. An object (e.g. narrative work) from which all later copies and variations are derived
    This manuscript is the original
  2. A person with a unique and interesting personality
    You’re an original

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French

Adjective

original m. (f. originale, m. plural originaux, f. plural originales)

  1. original

German

Adjective

original (not comparable)

  1. original

Spanish

Adjective

original m. and f. (plural originales)

  1. original

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