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derivation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of derivation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… lisa in a sense is a derivation of the …”

meanings of derivation


  1. A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.
  2. A drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.
  3. Forming a new word by changing the base of another word or by adding affixes to it.
  4. That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.
  5. That from which a thing is derived.
  6. The operation of deducing one function from another according to a fixed definition, referred to as derivation or differentiation; this is the inverse operation to integration.
  7. The act of receiving anything from a source; the act of procuring an effect from a cause, means, or condition, as profits from capital, conclusions or opinions from evidence.
  8. The state or method of being derived; the relation of origin when established or asserted.
  9. The act of tracing origin or descent.

derivation frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word derivation occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics derivation can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that derivation can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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