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nominal
used in
Pride and Prejudice
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nominal
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
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  • …intention of walking to Meryton was not forgotten; every sister except Mary agreed to go with her; and Mr. Collins was to attend them, at the request of Mr. Bennet, who was most anxious to get rid of him, and have his library to himself; for thither Mr. Collins had followed him after breakfast; and there he would continue, nominally engaged with one of the largest folios in the collection, but really talking to Mr. Bennet, with little cessation, of his house and garden at Hunsford.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a nominal fee
as in: he`s nominally in charge
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