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nominal

Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːmənl; ˈnɒmɪnl/

Translation of nominal in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (in name) nominal
    Example sentences
    • The government plays a nominal role in dictating policy because it cannot monitor local fisheries or enforce fisheries regulations.
    • There are then individuals for whom religion plays only a nominal role in constructing a sense of self and of group membership.
    • It controlled Cuba even after its nominal independence from 1902, and gained sovereignty over the Panama Canal in 1903.
    1.2 [Economics/Economía] nominal nominal capital capital (masculine) nominal nominal wage salario (masculine) or sueldo (masculine) nominal
    Example sentences
    • In spite of the existing low nominal interest rates, the real interest rates in the economy are still high, and also the credit off-take is low.
    • This is borne out by several studies that concur in stating real and nominal rates ‘are leading indicators of future output.’
    • During the transition, inflation would lower real rates; nominal rates would adjust incompletely.
    1.3 (token) [fee/rent] simbólico nominal damages [Law/Derecho] resarcimiento (masculine) nominal or no compensatorio
    Example sentences
    • While the charges are nominal at government health establishments, often the cost of the medicine they prescribe is steep, especially for the poor.
    • Office space will be rented out at nominal prices to IT firms.
    • If a nominal charge was introduced to defray the cost, I don't think too many people would complain.
  • 2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] nominal, sustantivo
    Example sentences
    • One tends to think of participants in a process as nominal entities designated by noun phrases.
    • Similar are sentences in which a pronoun or noun phrase with general reference is used instead of the nominal relative clause.
    • It is however a noun and ‘after’ clauses are nominal.

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