# antiderivative

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antiderivative
\\| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: anti- (I) + derivative
: the inverse of a given mathematical function which can be obtained by differentiating the inverse

F(x) is the antiderivative of f(x)

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/an'tee deuh riv"euh tiv, an'tuy-/, n.
[1940-45; ANTI- + DERIVATIVE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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