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Synonyms for marginal
ˈmɑr dʒə nlmar·gin·al

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  1. fringy, marginaladjective

    at or constituting a border or edge

    "the marginal strip of beach"

    fringy, borderline, bare(a)

    maximal, maximum, profitable, wide, central

  2. borderline, marginaladjective

    of questionable or minimal quality

    "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability"

    fringy, borderline, bare(a)

    maximal, maximum, wide, profitable, central

  3. bare(a), marginaladjective

    just barely adequate or within a lower limit

    "a bare majority"; "a marginal victory"

    maximal, maximum, profitable, central, wide

  4. marginaladjective

    producing at a rate that barely covers production costs

    "marginal industries"

    fringy, borderline, bare(a)

    maximum, maximal, wide, central, profitable

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  1. Jonathan Larsen:

    We have to make sure that we are not subsidizing marginal operations for long periods.

  2. David Price:

    The marginal seats now are a considerably different batch of seats than House Democrats were in 2008 or in 1994, and American politics has moved in a way that those suburban seats on cultural issues are more in the progressive column. Plus the Trump effect has been great on those seats.

  3. Panos Prevedouros:

    If security is to approach Israeli standards, then busy systems will grind to a halt, if security is to be set at EU standards, then protection will be marginal as events in Belgium, England, France and Spain have shown.

  4. Alexandra Heath:

    The decline in (LNG) prices is unlikely to lead to a significant reduction in production from existing producers because the high fixed costs of building the infrastructure have been paid and marginal production costs are relatively low.

  5. Rex Tillerson:

    We're trying to discover where the marginal barrels are around the world. It's important for all of us to know, we are constantly chasing the price against the cost of supply.

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