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Related to nominal damages: compensatory damages, Liquidated damages, aggravated damages, Consequential damages, Special damages
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|Noun||1.||nominal damages - (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"