Derivation in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Derivation

the origin from which something is developed

Examples of Derivation in a sentence

The word doesn’t have a specific derivation, but it probably comes from a French phrase.  🔊

People wondered about the derivation of the painting, but its origin is unknown.  🔊

The derivation of the baby’s name is unknown, but many people think it is a family name.  🔊

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