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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Origination  \O*rig`i*na"tion\,  n.  [L.  originatio.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  bringing  or  coming  into  existence; 
  first  production.  ``The  origination  of  the  universe.'' 
  What  comes  from  spirit  is  a  spontaneous  origination. 
  2.  Mode  of  production,  or  bringing  into  being 
  This  eruca  is  propagated  by  animal  parents,  to  wit, 
  butterflies,  after  the  common  origination  of  all 
  caterpillars.  --Ray. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  event  that  is  a  beginning;  a  first  part  or  stage  of 
  subsequent  events  [syn:  {origin},  {genesis},  {inception}] 
  2:  starting  something  for  the  first  time  [syn:  {initiation},  {founding}, 
  {foundation},  {institution},  {creation},  {instauration}] 

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