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nominal
Used in
Emma
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  • Even before Miss Taylor had ceased to hold the nominal office of governess, the mildness of her temper had hardly allowed her to impose any restraint; and the shadow of authority being now long passed away, they had been living together as friend and friend very mutually attached, and Emma doing just what she liked; highly esteeming Miss Taylor's judgment, but directed chiefly by her own.  (not reviewed by editor)

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