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de minimis

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  something so insignificant that a court may overlook it in deciding an issue or case
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This is often misspelled as "de minimus" — probably because so many Latin terms end in "us".
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  • De minimis contact with an executive agency shall be cause for a waiver of the restrictions contained in paragraph 3 of the pledge.
    President Obama’s Executive Order on Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel
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Associated words [difficulty]:   de minimis , de facto [5] , ex post facto [6] , de jure [9] , de novo [9] , ex parte [9]
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