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English definition of “fringe”


noun [C]     /frɪndʒ/
the outer or less important part of an area , group , or activity : the northern/eastern/southwestern, etc. fringe The courthouse - on the northeastern fringe of downtown - will house district and bankruptcy courts .the fringe of sth The share price soared and took the company to the fringe of the FTSE 100 . These activities are very much on the fringe of their global operation . the extremist / radical / political fringe
(Definition of fringe noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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