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(Ancestry), noun ancestral descent, birth, bloodline, derivation, descent, dynasty, extraction, family, filiation, genealogical tree, genealogy, heritage, kith and kin, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origo, parentage, parenthood, pedigree, race, stock, tribe
Foreign phrases: Origine propria neminem posse voluntate sua eximi manifestum est.It is evident that no one by his own will can renounce his own origin.

origin

(Source), noun beginning, birth, birthplace, cause, commencement, cradle, creation, dawn, derivation, fons, font, foundation, fountainhead, genesis, inception, nascency, nativity, onset, origo, principium, root, starting point, wellspring
Foreign phrases: Ex facto jus oritur.Law arises out of facts. Causa et origo est materia negotii. The cause and origin are the substance of the transaction.
See also: affiliation, ancestry, basis, beginning, birth, bloodline, cause, derivation, descent, determinant, embryo, family, foundation, genesis, ground, inception, lineage, nascency, nationality, onset, outset, parentage, paternity, progenitor, reason, source, start
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5 The exception permitting consideration of race, color, national origin, religion, and/or sex to remedy apparent past discrimination by an employer is the subject of this article.
Condemned: Criminal Origins has received numerous accolades for its superior gameplay and audio excellence, including the GameSpot.
Tickets will be available starting March 21 at select Origins retail stores in the New York Tri-State Area, Westchester and New Jersey.
The severe critique of the customary method of tracing narrative origins, which extends to previous studies on either side of the debate, prepares the reader for some radical departure from those studies.
The addition of Starbucks Commitment to Origins coffees is an invitation for Hyatt guests to help support the sustainability of coffee farming families around the globe, while enjoying the highest quality coffees," said Sue Mecklenburg, vice president of Business Practices for Starbucks.
Furthermore, Burgundy and Chablis will also be joining the campaign in future flights to help make the point that by using geographic names of origin, American winemakers are able to not only differentiate their wines, but also inform the consumer about the product's origin and, therefore, its singular attributes.
Prepackaged bags of Fair Trade Certified coffee and additional offerings in the Commitment to Origins lineup will be available in several of the international markets early next year.
TPF is a key mission in NASA's Origins program, a series of linked science missions directed at answering fundamental questions about the origin of galaxies, stars and planets, and the possibility of habitable, Earth-like worlds around nearby stars.
NASA's Origins program is a series of astronomy missions directed at answering fundamental questions about the origin of galaxies, stars, and planets, and the possibility of habitable, Earth-like worlds around nearby stars.
Dragon Age Origins" is playable on Windows PC based on the details posted at Origin Web site.
Because names used within African languages and social groups have remained fairly consistent over the last two centuries, the thousands of names listed in this database are clues to the linguistic and ethnic origins of the Africans on board these vessels.

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