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nominal definition Line breaks: nom|in¦al def¦in|ition

Definition of nominal definition in English:


A definition that describes something in terms of its properties, in order to distinguish it from other things, but without describing its underlying structure or ‘essence.
Example sentences
  • One can hope to agree on at least a nominal definition of religion but not of Christianity.
  • A definition of emotion is a nominal definition.
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