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Noun: origination  u,ri-ju'ney-shun
  1. An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
    - origin, inception
  2. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    - initiation, founding, foundation, institution, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry

Derived forms: originations

Type of: beginning, commencement, start

Encyclopedia: Origination