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English noun: origination

1. origination (event) an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

Synonymsinception, origin

Broader (hypernym)beginning

Narrower (hyponym)cause, emanation, germination, overture, preliminary, prelude, procession, rise

2. origination (act) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

SamplesShe looked forward to her initiation as an adult.
The foundation of a new scientific society.

Synonymscreation, foundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction

Broader (hypernym)beginning, commencement, start

Narrower (hyponym)authorship, paternity

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