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adjective nominal pronunciation in British English /ˈnɒmɪn(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    a nominal amount of money is a very small amount which is much less than something is really worth

    Transport can be provided for a nominal sum.

    a nominal fee/charge/cost

  2. 2
    used about something that is officially described in a particular way when it is not really true or correct

    He is still the nominal leader of the organization.

    areas under nominal government control

  3. 3
    the nominal amount or value of something is its official amount or value and not the real one

    shares with a nominal value of £1,000

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