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nominal
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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unspecified meaning
  • Although the road along its greater part had been as good as any turnpike-road in the country, it was nominally only a byway.
  • However, one excellent result of her general apathy was the long-delayed installation of Oak as bailiff; but he having virtually exercised that function for a long time already, the change, beyond the substantial increase of wages it brought, was little more than a nominal one addressed to the outside world.

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as in: a nominal fee Define
insignificantly small
as in: he's nominally in charge Define
in form or name, but not in reality
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