1 marginal /ˈmɑɚʤənl̟/ adjective
1 marginal
Learner's definition of MARGINAL
: very slight or small
: not included in the main part of society or of a group
chiefly US : not very good
always used before a noun : written or printed in the margin of a page
British : able to be won or lost by changing only a few votes
of land : just able to produce enough crops to pay for the cost of producing those crops
2 marginal /ˈmɑɚʤənl̟/ noun
plural marginals
2 marginal
plural marginals
Learner's definition of MARGINAL
[count] British
: a political seat, position, etc., that is won or lost by only a few votes