Meaning of ORIGINAL in English

ORIGINAL

I. noun Date: 14th century the source or cause from which something arises, 2. that from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made, a work composed firsthand, 3. a person of fresh initiative or inventive capacity, a unique or eccentric person, II. adjective Date: 14th century of, relating to, or constituting an origin or beginning ; initial , 2. not secondary, derivative, or imitative , being the first instance or source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is or can be made, independent and creative in thought or action ; inventive , see: new

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