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stemming from an original source

something derived from another

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a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

a financial instrument whose value is based on another security

(linguistics) a word that is derived from another word

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resulting from or employing derivation

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But I also acknowledged that sentences too can be called true or false--if only derivatively, namely, insofar as they express truths or falsehoods.
442 by adding [section](c)(4), which provides: (4) Notwithstanding subdivision (c)(3) [the section dealing with joint proposals for settlement], when a party is alleged to be solely vicariously, constructively, derivatively, or technically liable, whether by operation of law or by contract, a joint proposal made by or served on such a party need not state the apportionment or contribution as to that party.
taxation and derivatively no tax credit manipulation or problems of
The noncompositional theories of meaning discussed at the end of Section 4 assume that, while complex structures are the primitive units of semantic representation, individual components of complex structures may be derivatively associated with particular aspects of meaning.
a claimant must be a contemporaneous shareholder to sue derivatively.
As to the merits of the case, the court considered only the merits of the petitioners' claims; neither the majority nor the four dissenting judges addressed the real issue: the unconstitutionality of the Clean Air Act (and, derivatively, all federal environmental legislation).
But even she can only do so much with a parade of badly directed cheap shocks, heavy handed exposition, an underwritten, quite literally phoned-in, subplot involving Stephen Rea's histrionic priest, a clunky apocalyptic prophecy, budget effects and a "twist" that's as derivatively obvious as it is spectacularly preposterous.
The Retirement Board "is concerned with the financial burden that is being imposed on the (city's retirement) system and derivatively, the city," Mr.
It identifies cases over the past few decades that have defined the Constitution in a profound way and, derivatively, the society that it governs.
Treating a securities fraud action as an action by the corporation (whether it is maintained by the corporation itself or derivatively by a representative stockholder) will make stockholders whole and will avoid the collateral damage to the issuer corporation.
Central to the culture wars is the conflict between science and faith and, derivatively, between naturalism and supernaturalism.
If corporate standards were applied wholesale to university boards, American University's board might well be liable for a breach of the duty of care if sued derivatively, despite the protections of the business judgment rule.
Patients who volunteer to donate somatic cells may do so in the hopes of garnering future health benefits either directly or derivatively, through downstream therapeutic applications of their stem cell lines.
But the novice can acquire the necessary experience only derivatively, through consultations with lawyers who have appeared before the Court in other cases.
Garbacz said, "Culture impacts the interests of all other stakeholders, and thus derivatively has a direct, measurable impact on shareholder wealth.
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