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origin
British English: /ˈɒrɪdʒɪn/
American English: /ˈɔrədʒən/

Translation of origin in French:

noun

  • 1 (gen) (of custom, idea, person, relics) his family has its origins in Scotland
    sa famille est d'origine écossaise
    the problem has its origin(s) in…
    le problème provient de…
  • 2 (of goods) of unknown origin
    d'origine inconnue
    spare parts of European origin
    pièces détachées en provenance d'Europe
    prehistoric in origin
    d'origine préhistorique
    country of origin

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