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derivative

de·riv·a·tive

derivative

 
 
pronunciation:
d rI vih tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: produced through derivation.
antonyms:
innovative, self-existent
definition 2: copied, modeled on, or extracted from something else.
Critics of the novel called it derivative.
antonyms:
innovative, original, self-existent
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which is derived from something else.
similar words:
descendant
definition 2: a word created from another word by derivation.
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derivation: derivatively (adv.)