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margin

[ mahr-jin ]
/ ˈmɑr dʒɪn /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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Origin of margin

1300–50; Middle English <Latin margin- (stem of margō) border; akin to march2

synonym study for margin

4. See edge.
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British Dictionary definitions for margin

margin

archaic margent (ˈmɑːdʒənt)

/ (ˈmɑːdʒɪn) /

noun
verb (tr)
to provide with a margin; border
finance to deposit a margin upon

Word Origin for margin

C14: from Latin margō border; related to march ², mark 1
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