derivation

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derivation /ˌderəˈveɪʃən/ noun
plural derivations
derivation
/ˌderəˈveɪʃən/
noun
plural derivations
Learner's definition of DERIVATION
: the origin of a word
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[noncount] : the act of forming a word from another word
[noncount] : the source or origin of something
[count] : an act or process by which one thing is formed or created from another
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