Meaning of DERIVATIVE in English

DERIVATIVE

I. noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

financial

Cautious by nature, they have missed money-spinning opportunities in new businesses like portfolio insurance and financial derivatives .

These were the first exchange traded financial derivatives .

■ NOUN

business

Weak earnings, especially in the derivatives business , and rising costs led Standard&038;.

market

This computerised derivatives market guarantees a high level of market transparency and a rapid handling of clients' transactions.

Later this month, the General Accounting Office will circulate a draft of its new report on the derivatives market .

■ VERB

use

The upcoming Voxan clearly uses a derivative of the firm's 72, double overhead cam V-twin.

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In the derivative market, insurance companies have scaled back their purchases of Remic securities.

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A debate is raging now in finance circles and Congress over whether the value of derivatives should be recorded in corporate books.

Bear Stearns' units are the third such derivatives subsidiary.

For simplicity, we have also omitted the transfer function and its first derivative in order to amplify the weight change process.

Perhaps it could be large if the second derivative of f is small, and viceversa.

The appendix by Bouveault considered carboxyl groups and its derivatives and substituents.

The BAe 1000, a derivative of the highly successful BAe 125-800, will be produced at its Chester factory.

The rise of credit derivatives makes it difficult to determine which banks are exposed to a particular risk.

The upcoming Voxan clearly uses a derivative of the firm's 72, double overhead cam V-twin.

II. adjective

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a derivative artistic style

This relatively new style of music is derivative of ragtime and blues.

This season's TV shows are all pretty dull and derivative .

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But most of the content of Margery's thinking was derivative .

In this interpretation rights to the reproduction of derivative works of art rest with the printer.

No effort has been stinted in polishing this painfully derivative picture as if it were a diamond instead of strictly paste.

Sometimes the derivative models achieved success through a particular artist holding on to their subaltern guitar long after they'd made it.

Surrealism and science fiction are derivative from the unrealities, consoling or menacing, of fairyland.

This is less of a problem here, since rap is derivative by nature.

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