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originnoun

uk   /ˈɒr.ɪ.dʒɪn/  us   /ˈɔːr.ə-/
B2 [C] (also origins) the beginning or cause of something: It's a book about the origin of the universe. Her unhappy childhood was the origin of her problems later in life. What's the origin of this saying? (= Where did it come from?)origins [plural] used to describe the particular way in which something started to exist or someone started their life: The story has obscure origins (= no one knows how it started). The president's family was of humble origins (= they were poor people without a good position in society).C1 [U] where a person was born: He is of North African origin. What is your country of origin?B2 [U] where an object was made: The furniture was French in origin.
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[C] specialized medical the end of a muscle attached to the bone that does not move when the muscle is used
Traducciones de “origin”
en árabe أصْل…
en coreano 근원, 출신…
in Malaysian asal, punca…
en francés origine…
en turco kaynak, köken, başlangıç…
en italiano origine…
en chino (tradicionál) 起源, 源頭, 起因…
en ruso происхождение, источник…
en polaco pochodzenie, początek…
in Vietnamese nguồn gốc…
en español origen…
en portugués origem…
in Thai ที่มา…
en alemán der Ursprung…
en catalán origen…
en japonés 起源, (家族の)出身…
in Indonesian asal…
en chino (simplificado) 起源, 源头, 起因…
(Definition of origin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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