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1to derive sth from sth
- The Africanized sources were derived from colonies obtained locally.
- This organization can derive its power from a number of sources, both economic and non-economic.
- He did repeatedly make clear that his story was derived from what his source said.
- Healthy rivers and lakes are vital not only because we derive our drinking water from these sources but they are also a means where we and our children pass the time through walks, fishing, swimming, canoeing etc.
- Recent years have seen considerable criticism and hostility regarding efforts of both courts and commentators to derive constitutional rights from sources other than explicit constitutional language.
- Apart from its importance as a home for a wide variety of organisms, a large proportion of the world's human population lives close to or derives its food from estuarine or marine sources.
- However, the practitioners of this art were not medical, and there is little evidence that the doctors of those times derived any knowledge from this potentially rich source of anatomical material.
- Indeed, scientists who reject the evolutionary approach are free to derive hypotheses from whatever other sources they wish, including intuition, observation, or psychic cats.
- Stem cells can be derived from sources other than embryos - from adult cells, from umbilical cords that are discarded after babies are born, from human placentas.
- She claims her knowledge is derived from visionary sources.
- Fish oil supplements are derived from a variety of sources, including mackerel, herring, tuna, salmon, cod liver, halibut, whale blubber and seal blubber.
- Herbal medicines are derived from natural sources.
- Accounts of imagined events are derived from an internal source and are therefore likely to contain cognitive operations, such as thoughts and reasonings.
- These data suggest that the bulk of the detritus was derived from local sources.
- Most of the budget is derived from other sources such as publication revenue.
- In my view help in answering that question can be derived from two sources.
- Further, the research reveals that half of the genetic components were derived from African sources and that African cotton farmers ‘actively experimented’ with new cotton varieties.
- We tell ourselves that we live in the world's greatest democracy, one whose government derives its powers from the consent of the governed.
- Manufacturers have derived some comfort from the fact that sales of canned beer to the off-licence sector have risen by around 7% so far this year.
- The idea that a democratic government derives its power from the consent of the people it governs is rooted in the belief that this grant of authority comes from an informed people.
1(stem from)to derive from sth — provenir de algo
— tener su origen en algo
- The word Islam itself, meaning submission to God, derives from the Arabic root word salama, which means peace.
- This process was called retting (a name which, unsurprisingly, derives from the same root as rot).
- Similarly, dishevelled comes from the Old French deschevelé and was not derived from a word shevelled.
- The word here is possibly derived from the magpie, a noisy, chattering bird.
- Dharma is etymologically derived from the Sanskrit root dh meaning to bear or support.
- The word syrup derives from the same Arabic root as the word sherbet.
- As many writers have noted, our English words cosmos and cosmetics derive from the same ancient Greek root for universe and ornamentation.
- In etymological terms, the word Maremma derives from the Latin mare, or sea, and is related to the French marais.
- The Scots word ‘laird’ is a shortened form of ‘laverd’, an older Scots word deriving from an Anglo-Saxon term meaning lord.
- The classical Greeks placed their paintings in pinakothekai, a word deriving from pinas meaning plank.
- The word derives from a Middle English expression, trenden, meaning to revolve.
- The word magazine derives from an Arabic word meaning a storehouse, a place where goods are laid up.
- The term derives from the ancient Greek word kanon, which designated a straight rod, ruler, or exemplary model.
- The English phrase joss money derives from the Portuguese word deos, meaning god.
- The word in English derives from Latin, in - meaning not and dividuus meaning divisible.
- This is apt; the word baroque derives from the Portuguese for malformed pearl.
- The word stress derives from the Latin word stringer, meaning to draw tight.
- The word copper comes from the Latin word cuprum and this derives from the Greek work Kyprus.
- The villages' name derives from the old English word Slohtre meaning a muddy place.
- Polis is a triple star in the upper part of the bow, whose name derives from the Coptic word for a foal.
- Yet another source of public confusion derives from psychologists themselves.
- A major source of agricultural income derives from wine production.
- But it would be a long time before you came up with a source of happiness that derived from the beneficence of government.
- To this, it added abundant new skilled labour supplies derived from two sources.
- If a legal question is not answered by standards deriving from legal sources then it lacks a legal answer-the law on such questions is unsettled.
- But if justification can supervene on a belief's deriving from a reliable source, they have justified true belief.
- Rather, what it does demonstrate is a shared outlook deriving from a common ideological source.
- The vision of the heroic, conquering bourgeois essentially derives from these sources.
- His only source of food derives from the charity and goodwill of devotees and locals.
- Much of the early evidence derives from literary sources, such as the chansons de geste.
- They are derived from many sources, and occur in stories all over Europe and in India.
- The only requirement is that any new applications derived from the source code be made available for free.
- Concepts of good and evil can only be absolute when derived from an absolute source.
- Meteoric water, derived from the atmosphere, originates and falls to the Earth as precipitation.
- Instead, they all derive from natural living sources, invariably micro-organisms themselves.
- Funding for the operations, modernization, and support would derive from three sources.
- Nearly all regional organizations and alliances derive from treaty-based sources.
- The benefits of preserving rainforest derive from two sources.
- The account in the Library might derive from the same source.
- Most black pigments derive from natural sources, although some processing or preparation might be involved.
2Linguisticsto derive from sth — derivar(se) de algo
- In this theory, a passive was no longer to be derived from an active sentence, but both from a common deep structure which was neither active nor passive.
- Formal idioms are idiomatic in the sense just stated - their properties cannot be derived from more general principles.
- What kind of rule(s) are needed to derive passive sentences?
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