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adjective orig·i·na·tive \ə-ˈri-jə-ˌnā-tiv, -nə-\

Definition of originative

  1. :  having ability to originate :  creative

originatively

adverb


Examples of originative in a sentence

  1. <an originative genius whose mark on postmodern architecture can be seen all over the globe>



1811

First Known Use of originative

1811


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