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mar·gi·nal

(mar'ji-năl),
Relating to a margin.
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marginal

(mär′jə-nəl)
adj.
1. Relating to, located at, or constituting a margin, border, or edge.
2. Barely within a lower standard or limit of quality.
3. Relating to or located at the fringe of consciousness.

mar′gin·al′i·ty (-jə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
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mar·gi·nal

(mahr'ji-năl)
Relating to a margin.
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In construction, the business climate worsened marginally due to the deterioration of the current situation and, to a lesser extent, expectations.
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Family budgets were squeezed as the cost of travelling increased by 16.5% year on year, according to the AA, while food prices remained high despite food price inflation easing marginally.
The number of people marginally attached to the labor force was up 178,000 over September and is 329,000 higher than a year ago.
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The sectoral growth rate forecast for the agriculture sector was revised marginally upwards from 4% to 4.1%.