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- (transitive) To have as one's birthplace or nationality.
- Most tourists in Mallorca come from England. My girlfriend comes from Sweden, but is black because her parents are Swedish.
- (transitive) To be derived from.
- 2013 July-August, Lee S. Langston, “The Adaptable Gas Turbine”, in American Scientist:
- Turbines have been around for a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo, meaning vortex, and thus the defining property of a turbine is that a fluid or gas turns the blades of a rotor, which is attached to a shaft that can perform useful work.
- (transitive, slightly informal) To derive one's opinion or argument from; to take as a conceptual starting point.
have as one's birthplace or nationality
be derived from
derive one's opinions from
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