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1. derivation

noun. ['ˌdɛrəˈveɪʃən'] (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase.

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Rhymes with Derivation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

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Pronounce derivation as ˌdɛrəˈveɪʃən.

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4. derivation

noun. ['ˌdɛrəˈveɪʃən'] drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation.

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5. derivation

noun. ['ˌdɛrəˈveɪʃən'] drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body.

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8. derivation

noun. ['ˌdɛrəˈveɪʃən'] (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation.

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