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deverbative

adjective de·verb·a·tive \(ˌ)dē-ˈvər-bə-tiv\

Definition of DEVERBATIVE

1
:  derived from a verb <the deverbative noun developer is derived from develop>
2
:  used in derivation from a verb <the deverbative suffix -er in developer>
deverbative noun

First Known Use of DEVERBATIVE

1930

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