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Definition of Originally

Originally

  1. In the original time, or in an original manner; primarily; from the beginning or origin; not by derivation, or imitation.
  2. At first; at the origin; at the time of formation or costruction; as, a book originally written by another hand.

Originally Quotations

Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
Adam Smith

Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership.
Andrea Dworkin

I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman.
David Bowie

Sometimes I'll have sections that I'm not quite sure how they fit in the puzzle of a tune, they'll get moved around; what I think was originally a verse ends up becoming the chorus, or what's an intro gets dropped as a hook, things get shifted around a lot.
Gotye

The whole point of Superman, as originally created, was to be the ally of those who had no other allies. It put that magnitude of power, the most powerful guy in the world, in the service of those who had no hope, no chance.
J. Michael Straczynski
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Originally Translations

originally in Afrikaans is oorspronklik
originally in Dutch is oorspronkelijk, van oorsprong
originally in German is originell, Original
originally in Hungarian is eredetileg
originally in Italian is originale, originario
originally in Portuguese is originalmente
originally in Spanish is originalmente
originally in Swedish is ursprunligen

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