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An example use of origin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… position I think I think the origin of …”
Origin means the place where something begins or the source of something.
the word origin occurs in english on average 16.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.