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master copy, original, master
n. an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made
pilot, archetype, original
n. something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies; "this painting is a copy of the original"
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original
adj. not derived or copied or translated from something else; "the play is original; not an adaptation"; "he kept the original copy and gave her only a xerox"; "the translation misses much of the subtlety of the original French"
original
adj. being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind"
original
adj. (of e.g. information) not secondhand or by way of something intermediary; "his work is based on only original, not secondary, sources"
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standard, criterion
n. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
good example, model, example, exemplar
n. something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
pattern, shape, form
n. a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
pattern
n. a model considered worthy of imitation; "the American constitution has provided a pattern for many republics"
inventive, imaginative
adj. (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind"; "inventive ceramics"
unmediated, direct
adj. having no intervening persons, agents, conditions; "in direct sunlight"; "in direct contact with the voters"; "direct exposure to the disease"; "a direct link"; "the direct cause of the accident"; "direct vote"
primaeval, primordial, primeval, primal, aboriginal
adj. having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
echt, genuine
adj. not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
fresh
adj. (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; "a fresh start"; "fresh ideas"
valid
adj. well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
cool
adj. fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept; "he's a cool dude"; "that's cool"; "Mary's dress is really cool"; "it's not cool to arrive at a party too early"
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prototypic, prototypal, prototypical, archetypical, archetypal
adj. representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned; "archetypal patterns"; "she was the prototypal student activist"
premiere, premier
adj. preceding all others in time; "the premiere showing"
eldest, firstborn
adj. first in order of birth; "the firstborn child"
first-year, freshman
adj. used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college); "a freshman senator"; "freshman year in high school or college"
initial
adj. occurring at the beginning; "took the initial step toward reconciliation"
oldest
adj. first in time; "the oldest rocks on the planet"
prime, premier
adj. first in rank or degree; "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister"
prime
adj. used of the first or originating agent; "prime mover"
first-string
adj. being a regular member of a team; "first-string players"
special, particular
adj. first and most important; "his special interest is music"; "she gets special (or particular) satisfaction from her volunteer work"
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autotype, facsimile
n. an exact copy or reproduction
subsequent
adj. following in time or order; "subsequent developments"
conventional
adj. following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
stale
adj. lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
unoriginal
adj. not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham
well-worn, old-hat, stock, trite, tired, timeworn, threadbare, shopworn, hackneyed, commonplace, banal
adj. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
duplicate
adj. identically copied from an original; "a duplicate key"
moth-eaten, dusty, stale, cold
adj. lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news"
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