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adjective original pronunciation in American English /əˈrɪdʒən(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    [only before noun] existing at the beginning of a period or process, before any changes have been made
    Do you know who the car’s original owner was?
    Our original plan was to go to Spain, but it was too expensive.
    The house still has its original wood paneling and doors.
  2. 2
    new, interesting, and different from anything else
    an original and thought-provoking drama
    a highly original design
    I have to buy a wedding present and I want to find something really original.
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  3. 3
    [usually before noun] not copied from something else
    The original painting is in a museum in Vienna.


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