Definition of "originality"
  1. The aspect of being independently created, which enables a specific work to be eligible for copyright protection, irrespective of its uniqueness
How to use "originality" in a sentence
  1. The songwriter's claim of copyright was based on the originality of the lyrics, even though the melody wasn't new.
  2. Their research paper, replete with originality, could be eligible for copyright protection.
  3. Despite the familiar plot, the movie's distinct treatment showcased enough originality to qualify for copyright protection.

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