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nom·i·nal

 (nŏm′ə-nəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
b. Assigned to or bearing a person's name: nominal shares.
2.
a. Existing in name only; not real: "a person with a nominal religious position but no actual duties" (Leo Damrosch).
b. Insignificantly small; trifling: a nominal sum.
3. Philosophy Of or relating to nominalism.
4. Economics Of or relating to an amount or rate that is not adjusted for inflation.
5. Business Of or relating to the par value of a security rather than the market value.
6. Grammar Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
n. Grammar
A word or group of words functioning as a noun.

[Middle English nominalle, of nouns, from Latin nōminālis, of names, from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

nom′i·nal·ly adv.
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nominal

(ˈnɒmɪnəl)
adj
1. in name only; theoretical: the nominal leader.
2. minimal in comparison with real worth or what is expected; token: a nominal fee.
3. of, relating to, constituting, bearing, or giving a name
4. (Grammar) grammar of or relating to a noun or noun phrase
n
5. (Grammar) grammar a nominal element; a noun, noun phrase, or syntactically similar structure
6. (Music, other) bell-ringing the harmonic an octave above the strike tone of a bell
[C15: from Latin nōminālis of a name, from nōmen name]
ˈnominally adv
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nom•i•nal

(ˈnɒm ə nl)

adj.
1. being such in name only; so-called; putative: the nominal head of the country.
2. (of a price, fee, etc.) named as a matter of form, being trifling in comparison with the actual value: a nominal price.
3. of, pertaining to, or constituting a name or names.
4. of, pertaining to, functioning as, or producing a noun: a nominal suffix.
5. containing, bearing, or giving a name or names.
6. Aerospace. performing or achieved within expected limits; normal and satisfactory.
n.
7. a word or group of words functioning as a noun.
[1425–75; late Middle English nominalle of a noun < Latin nōminālis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nominal - a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
phrase - an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
Adj.1.nominal - relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name; "the Russian system of nominal brevity"; "a nominal lists of priests"; "taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls"
2.nominal - insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture"
minimal, minimum - the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service"
3.nominal - pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun; "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase"
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
4.nominal - of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation; "the nominal GDP"; "nominal interest rates"
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
real - of, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages"
5.nominal - named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock"
specified - clearly and explicitly stated; "meals are at specified times"
6.nominal - existing in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
formal - being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
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nominal

adjective
1. titular, formal, purported, in name only, supposed, so-called, pretended, theoretical, professed, ostensible As he was still not allowed to run a company, his wife became its nominal head.
2. token, small, symbolic, minimal, trivial, trifling, insignificant, inconsiderable The ferries carry bicycles for a nominal charge.
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Translations
إسْمي، بالأسْم، رَمْزيصَغير أو قَليل جِدّاً
jmenovitýnepatrnýnominálnípodle jména
ubetydelig
névleges
sem er aî nafninu tilsem er til málamynda
formalusnominalus
formālsnomināls, simbolisks
nominal
podľa mena
ad olarakçok küçükismi var cismi yoksemboliksözde

nominal

[ˈnɒmɪnl]
A. ADJ (= in name) [Christian, Catholic] → solamente de nombre, nominal; (= token) [sum, charge] → simbólico
B. CPD nominal partner Nsocio/a m/f nominal
nominal value Nvalor m nominal
nominal wage Nsalario m nominal
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nominal

[ˈnɒmɪnəl] adj
[charge, rent, fee] → symbolique
(ECONOMY) [value] → nominal(e); [rate] → nominal(e)
(= in name only) [leader, head] → nominal(e); [Christian] → non pratiquant(e)
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nominal

adj
(= in name)nominell; nominal sharesStamm- or Gründungsaktien pl
(= small) salary, fee, amount, rentnominell, symbolisch
(Gram) → Nominal-; nominal clauseNominalphrase f
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nominal

[ˈnɒmɪnl] adj (Gram, Econ) → nominale; (ostensible) → nominale, di nome
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nominal

(ˈnəminəl) adjective
1. in name only, not in reality. He is only the nominal head of the firm.
2. very small. He had to pay only a nominal fine.
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nom·i·nal

a. nominal;
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