originally
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈɹɪdʒɪnəli/, /əˈɹɪdʒənəli/, /əˈɹɪdʒnəli/
Adverb

originally

  1. (not comparable) As it was in the beginning.
    Originally, this paper was white, but over the years it has yellowed with age.
  2. In an original manner.
    They had to think originally to come up with those creative ideas.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: au départ, à la base, à l'origine
  • Russian: внача́ле
  • Spanish: originalmente, originariamente



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