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originality

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noun orig·i·nal·i·ty \ə-ˌri-jə-ˈna-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of originality

  • : the quality of being new and different in a good and appealing way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of originality

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being original

  2. 2 :  freshness of aspect, design, or style

  3. 3 :  the power of independent thought or constructive imagination


ORIGINALITY Defined for Kids

originality

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noun orig·i·nal·i·ty \ə-ˌri-jə-ˈna-lə-tē\

Definition of originality for Students

  1. :  the quality or state of being creative or new and different




Law Dictionary

originality

noun orig·i·nal·i·ty

Legal Definition of originality

  1. :  the quality or fact of being the product of individual creation that warrants copyright protection for a particular work regardless of novelty





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