de minimis

[ duh-min-uh-mis, dey ]

  1. pertaining to minimal or trivial things; small, minor, or insignificant; negligible: De minimis gifts to employees are not subject to taxation.

Origin of de minimis

First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby de minimis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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