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derivative

adjective ascribable, attributable, coming from, consequent, consequential, derivate, derived, deriving, descendant, descended, ensuing, evolved, following, hereditary, imitative, resultant, secondary, sequent, subordinate, subsequent, vicarious
Associated concepts: derivative action, derivative authorrty, derivative deed, derivative jurisdiction, derivative liaailities, derivative powers, derivative rights, derivative stockholder's suit, derivative title
See also: ancillary, conclusion, consequence, consequential, dependent, offshoot, subsidiary

DERIVATIVE. Coming from another; taken from something preceding, secondary; as derivative title, which is that acquired from another person. There is considerable difference between an original and a derivative title. When the acquisition is original, the right thus acquired to the thing becomes property, which must be unqualified and unlimited, and since no one but the occupant has any right to the thing, he must have the whole right of disposing of it. But with regard to derivative acquisition, it may be otherwise, for the person from whom the thing is acquired may not have an unlimited right to it, or he may convey or transfer it with certain reservations of right. Derivative title must always be by contract.
     2. Derivative conveyances are, those which presuppose some other precedent conveyance, and serve only to enlarge, confirm, alter, restrain, restore, or transfer the interest granted by such original conveyance, 3 Bl. Com. 321.

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