Meaning of “marginal land” in the English Dictionary

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"marginal land" in British English

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marginal landnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmɑː.dʒɪ.nəl ˈlænd/ us /ˌmɑːr.dʒɪ.nəl ˈlænd/

(Definition of “marginal land” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marginal land" in Business English

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marginal landnoun [ C ]

uk us

farming land that is of poor quality and does not produce much profit:

With rising prices for crops, marginal land is coming under pressure to be put back into cultivation.

(Definition of “marginal land” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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