Originally

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Definition

originally: initially, at first, primarily, to begin with

Examples

  • "Dinosaurs , which were proven to be much smaller than scientists originally thought."
  • "Due to an unexpected change in planning, the meeting on 'security systems', originally scheduled for next Thursday, has been indefinitely postponed."
  • "The Democrats are also sometimes called 'liberals', which originally referred to their strong support of individual rights and liberties."
  • "It was originally a poem written by Francis Scott Key during the war of 1812."

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