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US [ˈɔrədʒɪn]
UK [ˈɒrɪdʒɪn]
  • n.起源;起因;源头;出身
  • Web原点;产地;来源
Plural Form:origins  
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n.
1.
起源;源头;起因the point from which sth starts; the cause of sth
the origins of life on earth
地球上生命的起源
Most coughs are viral in origin(= caused by a virus) .
咳嗽大多是由病毒引发的。
The origin of the word remains obscure.
该词的来源尚不清楚。
This particular custom has its origins in Wales.
这一特殊风俗起源于威尔士。
2.
出身;来历a person's social and family background
She has risen from humble origins to immense wealth.
她出身卑微,终成巨富。
children of various ethnic origins
各族裔的儿童
people of German origin
德裔民众
a person's country of origin(= where they were born)
某人的出生国

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