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verb derive pronunciation in British English /dɪˈraɪv/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyderive
he/she/itderives
present participlederiving
past tensederived
past participlederived
  1. 1
    [transitive] to receive or obtain something from something else
    be derived from something: products that are derived from animals
    derive something from something: They derive such great enjoyment from these simple games.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to have something as an origin
      derive from: Their fear derives from a belief that these people have supernatural powers.

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