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derivation

noun

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something that naturally develops or is developed from something else
  • the noun is a derivation of a much earlier verb

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The first known use of derivation was in the 15th century

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“Derivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/derivation. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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