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1 original ˈrɪʤənl̟/ adjective
1 original
ˈrɪʤənl̟/
adjective
Learner's definition of ORIGINAL
always used before a noun : happening or existing first or at the beginning
always used before a noun : made or produced first : not a copy, translation, etc.
[more original; most original]
: not like others : new, different, and appealing
: able to think of or make new and creative things
2 original ˈrɪʤənl̟/ noun
plural originals
2 original
ˈrɪʤənl̟/
noun
plural originals
Learner's definition of ORIGINAL
[count] : a document, film, painting, etc., which is created by someone and from which a copy or translation is made
[singular] : a person who is different from other people in an appealing or interesting way

in the original

: in the language used by the original writer
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