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English definition of “originating application”

originating application

noun [C]
UK (also originating summons) LAW a document that opens a legal case: The parties to proceedings begun by an originating application are referred to as "applicant" and "respondent".
US BANKING, FINANCE the first document to be filled out when applying for a loan, mortgage, etc.
(Definition of originating application from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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