Meaning of “original” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /əˈrɪdʒənəl/

B2 something that is in the form in which it was first created and has not been copied or changed:

The latest version of the software is much more reliable than the original.
If the painting were an original, it would be very valuable.

(Definition of “original noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)