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mar·gin·al

 (mär′jə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, located at, or constituting a margin, a border, or an edge: the marginal strip of beach; a marginal issue that had no bearing on the election results.
2. Being adjacent geographically: states marginal to Canada.
3. Written or printed in the margin of a book: marginal notes.
4. Barely within a lower standard or limit of quality: marginal writing ability; eked out a marginal existence.
5. Economics
a. Having to do with enterprises that produce goods or are capable of producing goods at a rate that barely covers production costs.
b. Relating to commodities thus manufactured and sold.
6. Psychology Relating to or located at the fringe of consciousness.
n.
One that is considered to be at a lower or outer limit, as of social acceptability: "is fascinated by marginals, by people who live on the edge of society" (Dan Yakir).

mar′gin·al′i·ty (-jə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
mar′gin·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.marginally - in a marginal manner; "marginally interesting"

marginally

adverb slightly, a little, somewhat, on a small scale, to some extent or degree Sales last year were marginally better.
Translations

marginally

[ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlɪ] ADVligeramente
sales were marginally better in Novemberlas ventas fueron ligeramente mejores en noviembre
wholemeal loaves are only marginally more expensive than white oneslas barras de pan integral son sólo ligeramente más caras que las de pan blanco
they were only marginally affected by the warla guerra apenas los afectó

marginally

[ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəli] adv (= slightly) → très légèrementmarginal seat nsiège m disputé (tenu à une très faible majorité)

marginally

advgeringfügig; higher, lower, faster etcetwas; is that better? — marginallyist das besser? — etwas or ein wenig; he failed, but only just marginallyes gelang ihm nicht, aber nur ganz knapp; it’s only marginally usefules hat nur sehr begrenzte Anwendungsmöglichkeiten

marginally

[ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlɪ] adv (bigger, better) → lievemente, di poco; (different) → un po'
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