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Significado de “marginal” - Diccionario Inglés

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marginaladjective

uk   /ˈmɑː.dʒɪ.nəl/  us   /ˈmɑːr.dʒɪ.nəl/
  • marginal adjective (SMALL)

C2 very ​small in ​amount or ​effect: The ​reportsuggests that there has only been a marginal ​improvement in women's ​pay over the past few ​years.
of marginal interest
of ​interest to only a few ​people: articles about ​subjects of marginal ​interest

marginalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɑː.dʒɪ.nəl/  us   /ˈmɑːr.dʒɪ.nəl/ UK
(Definition of marginal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "marginal" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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marginaladjective

 us   /ˈmɑr·dʒɪ·nəl/
small in ​amount or ​effect: The ​difference between the two ​bids was marginal.
marginally
adverb  us   /ˈmɑr·dʒɪ·nəl·i/
I ​think his ​guess is only marginally ​better than anybody else's.
(Definition of marginal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "marginal" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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marginaladjective

uk   us   /ˈmɑːdʒɪnəl/
very ​small in ​amount or ​effect: a marginal improvement/increase/decrease The ​report suggests that there has only been a marginal ​improvement in women's ​pay over the past few ​years. We have ​doubled our ​computingpower at a marginal ​extracost. The fuel-price ​increase will have only a marginal ​effect on the road ​fuelmarket.
not very important: Manufacturing is only a marginal ​sector in the UK these days. Their ​contribution to ​businessstrategy has been marginal.
ECONOMICS producing just enough ​income to ​cover the ​costs of making and ​selling something: Their ​salesvolumes are marginal. For ​years, these marginal ​operators have only just ​managed to ​keep going and ​banks will not ​look at them favorably.
POLITICS a marginal seat (= ​area with one ​politicalrepresentative) is one in which a politician has ​won by a ​smallnumber of ​votes, so it is fairly likely to be ​won by another ​party when there is an ​election: These ​MPs have ​ruralseats, many of them marginal.
(Definition of marginal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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