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Meaning of deverbative

de•verb•a•tive

Pronunciation: (dē-vûr'bu-tiv), [key]
— Gram. Gram.
—adj.
  1. (esp. of nouns) derived from a verb, as the noun driver from the verb drive.
  2. indicating derivation from a verb, as the suffix -er in driver or -ment in development.
—n.
  1. a deverbative word.
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