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“derive” in British English

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deriveverb

uk /dɪˈraɪv/ us /dɪˈraɪv/

(Definition of “derive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“derive” in American English

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deriveverb [ T always + adv/prep ]

us /dɪˈrɑɪv/

to get or obtain something:

The institute derives all its money from foreign investments.

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(Definition of “derive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)