de minimis


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de minimis

lacking significance or importance; so minor it could be disregarded

de min·i·mis

 (də mĭn′ə-mĭs′)
adj.
Of little importance; insignificant.

[From Latin dē minimīs (nōn cūrat lēx), (the law does not concern itself) with trifling matters : , of, about + minimīs, ablative pl. of minimum, smallest (thing), least (thing), neuter of minimus, smallest, least; see minimum.]
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