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Sample Sentences Using
nominal -- as in: a nominal fee
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as in: a nominal fee Define
insignificantly small
  • There’s also a nominal airport tax as you depart.
  • The insurance company proposes a nominal fee for all elective care so that patients will join the effort to eliminate unnecessary expense.
  • Even your constant little heart need not take fright at such a nominal change.
    Austen, Jane  --  Mansfield Park
  • I know quite well that my brother gave it to your father - or rather he sold it to him for a nominal sum.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Vanished Messenger

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  • Hadley’s charge will be merely nominal.
    London, Jack  --  Michael, Brother of Jerry
  • at a nominal price, or even getting it for nothing.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Our Mutual Friend
  • Part of the remainder she was obliged to expend in winter clothing, leaving only a nominal sum for the whole inclement season at hand.
    Hardy, Thomas  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles - A Pure Woman
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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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