Definition of 'origin'
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The sale of historic human remains is legal in the UK, although their export from the country of origin is subject to strict laws. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Virtually absent from foods of plant origin. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Your product needs to fit the perceptions of its country of origin. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF BRANDING (2002)It probably comes from my very humble origins and a sense of needing to be financially secure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We have experimental and observational evidence concerning things which happened before and after the origin of life. Infinite in All Directions (1989)It is instructive to trace these back to their origin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The origin of the term is uncertain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can overcome the burden of your social origin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The feeling grows that all are trapped by their class origins. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The stories expand from their stage origins to fill the city of romance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These facts convinced me that the illness had a physical origin rather than a mental one. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)There is no cholesterol at all in any foods of plant origin. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Staff there were also asked to put pins in their country of origin. The Sun (2009)Arguments about the source of that origin and its subsequent evolutionary pathways are also raging between different specialists. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)There is a segment of ruined wall in the court which is of far more recent origin than the remainder of the tomb. A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992) Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)The perpetrators of these foul crimes come from a highly specific group of men of Pakistani origin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It does not disclose the source and origin of that wonder '. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)And the 22-year-old singer's origins are far from humble. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He stressed: 'It is without any doubt that the reasons and causes have their origins in this country. The Sun (2012)It shall ensure the equality of all citizens before the law, without distinction of origin, race or religion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'origin'
British English: origin /ˈɒrɪdʒɪn/ NOUN
You can refer to the beginning, cause, or source of something as its origin or its origins.
Scientists study the origin of life on Earth.
- American English: origin
- Arabic: أصْلٌ source
- Brazilian Portuguese: origem
- Chinese: 起源
- Croatian: porijeklo
- Czech: původ
- Danish: oprindelse
- Dutch: oorsprong
- European Spanish: origen
- Finnish: alkuperä
- French: origine
- German: Ursprung
- Greek: προέλευση
- Italian: origine
- Japanese: 起源
- Korean: 근원
- Norwegian: opprinnelse
- Polish: zaczątek
- European Portuguese: origem
- Romanian: origine
- Russian: происхождение
- Spanish: origen
- Swedish: ursprung
- Thai: จุดกำเนิด
- Turkish: kaynak çıkış noktası
- Ukrainian: походження
- Vietnamese: nguồn gốc
Definition of origin from the Collins English Dictionary
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