margin

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɑːrdʒɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɑrdʒɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(märjin)


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margin

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [large, huge, comfortable, small] margin
  2. [won, qualified, got through] by a [large] margin
  3. an [unsurmountable, unassailable, impossible, excellent] margin
  4. a [profit, sales] margin of [ten] percent
  5. won by a margin of [three] [points, goals]
  6. (the proposal) was approved by a margin of just [three] votes
  7. [made, posted, enjoyed] a healthy profit margin
  8. allow for a [two]- [percent, point, second] margin
  9. allow (for) a margin of [two] [percent]
  10. [can, must, should] be no margin for error
  11. a [small, large] margin of error
  12. there is room for a margin of error
  13. the [left, right, upper, lower] margin (of the page)
  14. typed with [two-inch] margins
  15. [adjust, change, widen, narrow, set, choose] the page margins
  16. [left, wrote, made] notes in the margin
  17. leave a margin of [one inch] on each side
  18. living on the margins of [society, poverty, humanity]
  19. the margins of the [woods, forest, jungle]
v
  1. margined with [blue, stripes, a logo]
  2. margin [a transaction, bills, bonds, an investment]
  3. margin for [losses, security]
  4. [heavily, wisely, under] margined
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