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English definition of “marginal”

marginal

noun [C]     /ˈmɑː.dʒɪ.nəl/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/ UK
a marginal political area or position in parliament : Labour lost two of the key marginals in London. The minister's own seat is a Tory marginal.Elections
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