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American English: /əˈrɪdʒənl/
British English: /əˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l/
, /ɒˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l/

Translation of original in Spanish:


  • 1 (first)
    the original inhabitants
    los primeros habitantes
    los habitantes originarios
    from an original idea by … (Cinema, Television)
    basado en una idea de …
    Example sentences
    • The original design provided for the restoration of existing courtrooms.
    • In North America alone, there are many aboriginal cultures that no longer know a word of their original languages.
    • The final design will maintain these original features.
  • 2 2.1 (not copied)
    don't send original documents
    no envíe originales
    2.2 (unusual)
    Example sentences
    • Freud certainly had many original ideas; but even the most inventive minds are indebted to their predecessors.
    • The contest is open to all original bands and musicians - whatever the musical style.
    • Erofeyev is an absurdly original writer of the utmost importance.
    Example sentences
    • The multimedia production also included an original score by artist-musician Rodney Graham and rock duo Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth.
    • He gave me about 20 minutes to respond to an emailed copy of the original article.
    • Fortunately his family made some copies of the original manuscript and so we can see now what he really wrote.


  • 1.1 (Art) the remake isn't as good as the original
    la nueva versión no es tan buena como la original
    in the original
    en versión original
    the songs on the album are all originals
    los temas del álbum son todos nuevos
    1.2 (unusual person) See examples: she's an original!
    ¡es de lo más original!
    Example sentences
    • This allowed pirates for the first time to reproduce what was for all intents and purposes an exact copy of an original.
    • You are required to carry the vehicle registration document; take a copy and leave the original at home.
    • He agreed to copy the documents inside, then burn the original papers he had received, which were also copies, not originals.

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