deverbal

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adjective de·verb·al \(ˌ)dē-ˈvər-bəl\

Definition of deverbal

  1. 1 :  derived from a verb <the deverbal noun developer is derived from develop>

  2. 2 :  used in derivation from a verb <the deverbal suffix -er in developer>

1943

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1943

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