Definition of submarginal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsəbˈmärjənl/


(Of land) not allowing profitable farming or cultivation.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: sub·mar·gin·al

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