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duh rahy ving

  • n  (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase
  • v  reason by deduction; establish by deduction
  • v  obtain
  • v  come from
  • v  develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
  • v  come from; be connected by a relationship of blood, for example

  • I think another aspect to that has to do with to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.
  • The President is hopeful that with time scientists can find ways of deriving cells like those now derived from human embryos but without the need for using embryos.
  • Washington has so far skirted the complicated issues deriving from the need for further recapitalization of its financial system.
News & Articles


  • Thomas Jefferson in Zanesville Times Recorder
    Thomas Jefferson once wrote of principles that should guide government, stating, "Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed."
  • Glynn Birch in CBS News
    AIG's obligation to be transparent, its obligation to report honest financials and its obligation to permit consumers to know what fees its agents and brokers will be deriving from sales, are going to define a new level of transparency in the... Eliot Spitzer San Francisco Chronicle Feb 9, 2006 26728 35498 dermal There are going to be different types of technology, such as trans-dermal detection that will have sensors to detect the blood alcohol level of an individual before he starts the car, so it doesn't allow the car to start," said Birch.

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