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nominal

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1 being something in name or form only
  • he was the nominal head of state—everyone knew the country was actually run by one of his advisers

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2 so small or unimportant as to warrant little or no attention
  • when you pay $400 for an airline ticket, a ticketing fee of five dollars seems nominal

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The first known use of nominal was in the 15th century

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“Nominal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nominal. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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