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English definition of “marginal”

marginal

adjective (SMALL)    /ˈmɑː.dʒɪ.nəl/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
C2 very small in amount or effect : The report suggests that there has only been a marginal improvement in women's pay over the past few years .Of little or less importance of marginal interest of interest to only a few people : programmes about subjects of marginal interest Tedious and uninspiring
(Definition of marginal adjective (SMALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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