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originate

US [əˈrɪdʒəˌneɪt]
UK [əˈrɪdʒəneɪt]
  • v.起源;发源;创立;发端于
  • Web发明;创始;发起
Simple Present:originates  Present Participle:originating  Past Tense:originated  
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v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
起源;发源;发端于to happen or appear for the first time in a particular place or situation
The disease is thought to have originated in the tropics.
这种疾病据说起源于热带地区。
2.
[t]
~ sth
创立;创建;发明to create sth new
Locke originated this theory in the 17th century.
洛克于 17 世纪创立了这个理论。

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