Translation of derivative in Spanish:
- 1 (unoriginal) [novel/painting] carente de originalidad; [plot/theme] manido, trillado; [artist/writer] adocenadoExample sentences
- Moreover, says the performer, that painful experience is what led Shakespeare to become more than a sharp-tongued wit, more than the derivative writers of his era and ours.
- I suppose she is a cultural phenomenon that cannot be ignored, but I find her programme, and the derivative imitators to be deadly dull and no substitute for actual thought.
- However, he is not a derivative imitator of classic Japanese cinema, but one of its original though sadly neglected film-makers.
- 2 (derived) derivadoExample sentences
- I particularly remember a poem which was very derivative of English poetry called ‘Fugue’ by Neville Dawes, a Jamaican novelist and poet.
- With gameplay more derivative of the Harlem Globetrotters than the NBA, players bust insane ankle-breaking moves to confuse and fake out opponents on their way to the hoop.
- In 1913 he was overwhelmed by the European modernism exhibited at the Armory Show and his style entered an eclectic, derivative phase, influenced by Gauguin, Matisse, and van Gogh.
- 3 [Finance] derivadoExample sentences
- It is possible to use unrealized gains in financial assets (including derivative contracts) as collateral for further purchases.
- This is because they buy complex derivative products to mirror the performance of the underlying stock market index or indices which are not transparently priced.
- Given recent developments in calculation and derivative products, new opportunities are now available in portfolio construction and trading.
- 1.1 (in industry) derivado (masculine) petroleum derivatives derivados (masculine plural) del petróleo 1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] (word) derivado (masculine); (language) lengua (feminine) derivada 1.3 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] derivada (feminine) 1.4 [Finance] derivado (masculine), derivada (feminine)
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