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How to sign: come into existence; take on form or shape
"A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose";
How to sign: bring into being
"He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation";
See also: originate in