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English definition of “margin”

margin

noun [C] (DIFFERENCE)    /ˈmɑː.dʒɪn/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
C2 the amount by which one thing is different from another: The Senate approved the use of military force by a margin of 52 votes to 47. The poll shows that the government is leading by the narrowest of margins.Different and difference
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