- 1 (on page)Example sentences
- ‘Fiscal rot’ was his marginal note on a chart showing the growth of the public debt in the 1990s.
- A marginal inscription notes that Captain Cook first sighted the south-eastern corner, where settlement began.
- For one thing, all my marginal notes are missing.
- 2 (minor)(difference/improvement)(role/significance)to be marginal
tosomethingthis is marginal to the debateesto está relacionado con el debate solo de manera tangencialExample sentences
- Types of work which are now marginal were still important.
- This could have been the basis of an interesting discussion of how marginal or central such songs were to Finland.
- In the same way women are central - not marginal - to the process of reproduction.
- 3 3.1 (not very productive)(land/well)3.2 (Economics, Finance)poco rentable(cost)marginal tax ratetasa (feminine) impositiva marginalExample sentences3.3 (Politics) (British English) marginal constituency
(distrito electoral cuyo representante obtuvo el escaño por escasa mayoría)Example sentences
- In each country, the long-run perfectly competitive equilibrium price equals marginal production cost plus the per unit tax.
- Thus short-run marginal costing rather than LRMC is the appropriate pricing strategy.
- Hyundai Motor India has announced a marginal price increase for all its cars across segments to reflect the incidence of Education Cess.
- Nationally that figures has soared by 500 per cent in marginal seats in the election.
- Catching these ‘missing voters’ could make a significant difference to the results of elections in marginal seats.
- Leeds North West, which encompasses Otley, has been targeted by the Liberal Democrats and Tories as a key marginal seat in their election campaigns.
- Farmers originally received grants to plant forests on marginal farmland.
- He notes that the northern grazing industry has usually been economically marginal, rarely very profitable.
- Underneath that wide smile, he scares marginal McDonald's store operators with his frankness.
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