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China, where the virus originated, initially sought to hide information about the virus.

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While herd immunity is the theory behind vaccine programs, the concept originated in veterinary medicine and livestock management in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

From “Carrie” to “It” — works so nice they made them twice — many of our favorites originated in the pages of his novels.

They have used “spoofing” technology to give the appearance that their calls originated from lines within the county police department.

The complaint says, “Google estimates that, in 2019, almost 50 percent of its search traffic originated on Apple devices.”

“Elizabeth Warren is the originator,” he said of the comment that energized Republicans in the 2012 race.

Sidle up to the King Cole Bar at the St. Regis Hotel, the alleged originator of the Bloody Mary.

Barghouti, its originator and primary spokesman, is not shy about pointing this out.

At least 30 percent of the loans included in SACO came from a mortgage originator called AHM.

Jim had been one of the promoters of the “super-predator” theory, though he was not its originator.

The former are made and fulfilled by its glorious Originator; the latter are enjoined and obligatory on man.

Its originator, now a millionaire, is proud of relating that he arrived in Madrid with two dollars in his pocket.

She could hardly say she was the originator and still she had participated.

Were you not the originator of this outrageous plot, Miss Pierson?

Financier and statesman, founder of the Bank of France, originator of the Mississippi scheme, etc.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to originator, such as: discoverer, architect, author, begetter, designer, and father.

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