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originally

[uh-rij-uh-nl-ee] /əˈrɪdʒ ə nl i/
adverb
1.
with respect to origin; by origin:
Originally he came from California.
2.
at the origin; at first:
Originally this was to be in three volumes.
3.
in the first place; primarily:
Originally nomads, they first learned agriculture from the missionaries.
4.
in an original, novel, or distinctively individual manner:
Originally planned houses are much in demand.
5.
Archaic. from the beginning; from the first; inherently.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; original + -ly
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  • originally, the noun ache differed in spelling and in pronunciation from the verb ake, as speech from speak.
  • The connection that is evidenced here, however, does not indicate that originally they in any way belong together.
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  • It was originally with a local bank, but it's possible it's been sold during the past ten years.
  • Only six puzzlers have managed to walk away with the solution by the time this solution was originally posted.
British Dictionary definitions for originally

originally

/əˈrɪdʒɪnəlɪ/
adverb
1.
in the first place
2.
in an original way
3.
with reference to the origin or beginning
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