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noun. ['dɝˈɪvətɪv, dɝˈɪvɪtɪv'] the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx.
Rhymes with Derivative
How do you pronounce derivative?
Pronounce derivative as dərˈɪvɪtɪv.
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Sentences with derivative
1. Noun, singular or mass
In humans, a mild topical derivative of the pesticide is used to treat scabies and lice.
If a company has a cause of action, a shareholder can file a derivative lawsuit.
noun. ['dɝˈɪvətɪv, dɝˈɪvɪtɪv'] a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound.
adjective. ['dɝˈɪvətɪv, dɝˈɪvɪtɪv'] resulting from or employing derivation.
noun. ['dɝˈɪvətɪv, dɝˈɪvɪtɪv'] a financial instrument whose value is based on another security.