HyperDic: marginal

English > 4 senses of the word marginal:
ADJECTIVEallmarginal, fringyat or constituting / constituting a border or edge
allmarginal, borderlineof questionable or minimal quality
allmarginal, barejust barely adequate or within a lower limit
allmarginalproducing at a rate that barely covers production costs
marginal > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rjhahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > marginal: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAt or constituting / constituting a border or edge.
Example"the marginal strip of beach"
Synonymfringy
BroaderperipheralOn or near an edge or constituting / constituting an outer boundary
Spanishmarginal
Catalanmarginal
Nounsmarginthe boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
marginalitythe property of being marginal or on the fringes / fringes
English > marginal: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf questionable or minimal quality.
Example "marginal writing ability"
Synonymborderline
Broaderminimal, minimumThe least possible
Spanishmínimo
Catalandubtós, just, límit, mínim
Adverbsmarginallyin a marginal manner
English > marginal: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningJust barely adequate or within a lower limit.
Example "a marginal victory"
Synonymbare
BroadernarrowVery limited in degree
English > marginal: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningproducing at a rate that barely covers production costs.
Example"marginal industries"
Broaderunprofitableproducing little or no profit or gain
Spanishmarginal

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