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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 of originally
1480-1490
1480-90; original + -ly
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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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