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origination

 
Noun origination has 2 senses
  1. origin, origination, inception - an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    --1 is a kind of beginning
    --1 has particulars:
     germination; cause; preliminary, overture, prelude; emanation, rise, procession
    Derived forms: verb originate3, verb originate1
  2. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
    --2 is a kind of beginning, start, commencement
    --2 has particulars: authorship, paternity
    Derived forms: verb originate1, verb originate2
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