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Minor, small, or not important
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“Light was the most important determinant of acclimation, while the effect of low nutrient supply was of only marginal importance.”
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Located or positioned near, or at, a border
“The marginal area at the edge of the salt-marsh has its own plants.”
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Doubtful or disputable in terms of validity
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“However, there may be extenuating circumstances that result in a marginal decision by the court.”
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Not so great or important as the other or the rest
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Denoting or relating to a contest that is won or lost by only a very small margin
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Unconventional, or outside of the mainstream
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On or near the coast, as a coastal town, a coastal breeze
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Further from the middle
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Minority or alternative
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