# derivative

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### noun

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### Contemporary Examples of derivative

Of course these are derivative, too, almost as though Serra were his own pupil, or a forger of his own pieces.

The new idea of making the said Dorito shell spicier and adding a splash of lime is derivative at best.

Some of those owners are outside your country, so you don't even get derivative benefits.

Senate race, and why derivative swap trading is regulated by the House Agricultural committee.

Entrant hereby waives any and all moral rights that exist in the Video Entry and any derivative works made therefrom.

OFFICIAL RULES OF THE IMAX® Award Contest—Deadline ExtendedOctober 8, 2012

### Historical Examples of derivative

Marriage for money is the modern form or derivative of marriage by purchase.

The Sexual QuestionAugust Forel

The use of a Greek derivative gives notice that you are scientific.

The Book-HunterJohn Hill Burton

Thus the tetracetate is a derivative to be reckoned with in the problem.

Researches on CelluloseC. F. Cross

And this is equivalent to admitting the doctrine of "derivative creation."

On the Genesis of SpeciesSt. George Mivart

The English language has no derivative noun from "mores," and no equivalent for it.

FolkwaysWilliam Graham Sumner