Definition of submarginal in English:


Line breaks: sub|mar¦gin¦al
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈmɑːdʒɪn(ə)l


(Of land) not allowing profitable farming or cultivation.
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  • The two bands became docile subsistence farmers on submarginal agricultural land.
  • Most of this land is classified as submarginal.
  • A Mill tax cannot cause supermarginal land to become submarginal, because marginal land pays no tax, while supermarginal land pays less than its full rental value in tax.

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