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notional

[ noh-shuh-nl ]
/ ˈnoʊ ʃə nl /
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Origin of notional

First recorded in 1590–1600; notion + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for notional

notional
/ (ˈnəʊʃənəl) /

adjective
relating to, expressing, or consisting of notions or ideas
not evident in reality; hypothetical or imaginarya notional tax credit
characteristic of a notion or concept, esp in being speculative or imaginary; abstract
grammar
  1. (of a word) having lexical meaning
  2. another word for semantic

Derived forms of notional

notionally, adverb
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