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marginally

[ mahr-juh-nl-ee ]
/ ˈmɑr dʒə nl i /
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adverb
by a minimal, insignificant, or almost insufficient amount: This student routinely submits work of substandard or marginally acceptable quality.Pork exports in May were marginally higher compared with the previous year.
at a barely adequate level: The shelter offers shower and laundry facilities for homeless and marginally housed adults.
in the margin of a page: It is obvious that Jack London read these books, as they are marked, underlined, and marginally annotated.
on the border of something: On the wings of butterflies, marginally located contrastive markings create false edges, helping to decrease detection by predators.
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Origin of marginally

OTHER WORDS FROM marginally

su·per·mar·gin·al·ly, adverbtrans·mar·gin·al·ly, adverbun·mar·gin·al·ly, adverb
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