There are 2 main translations of marginal in Spanish

: marginal1marginal2

marginal1

marginal, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmɑrdʒənl//ˈmɑːdʒɪn(ə)l/

adjective

  • 1

    (on page)
    (notes) marginal
    (notes) al margen
    • The backward stretching and branching septal folds are confined to a narrow marginal zone of the septa.
    • Not all annotations and marginal notes were politically motivated or denominationally influenced.
    • The book is designed with marginal notes, which takes some getting used to but are very helpful.
    • The margins are straight, with discordant injection veins, and grade into a marginal cataclasite zone adjacent to the mylonite.
    • A narrow marginal band that is darker in color than the interior region of the shell appears in Newton's figure 21.6.
    • As it turns out the British Museum copy of this manuscript has copious marginal notes by none other than Dr. John Dee.
    • It should be noted that the term diminished responsibility is not used in s. 2; it appears in the marginal note.
    • ‘Fiscal rot’ was his marginal note on a chart showing the growth of the public debt in the 1990s.
    • The activities of a parallel spirit world are described in marginal notes to the poem.
    • But the wider importance of the phrase was only made clear by a marginal note in one of his notebooks.
    • A marginal inscription notes that Captain Cook first sighted the south-eastern corner, where settlement began.
    • It is worth making a marginal note of such matters as you go through, because it may be that you may not be able to bring them to mind later on.
    • The latter has not survived but it can be partially recreated from the marginal notes made on the text of the 1542 inventory.
    • It included marginal notes which commended it to the Puritans, who wished to study it without need of priestly interpretation.
    • David Parker introduced a provision to create marginal strips around sensitive land such as lakes and rivers.
    • Moreover, in the Spanish material, a faint additional ridge exists between the marginal structure and the border.
    • For one thing, all my marginal notes are missing.
    • Much of this is well-documented but neglected history, a marginal note to the complex story of the Risorgimento and Italian unification.
    • Second, the timing of amalgamation of the Central Zone to either of the adjacent marginal zones and/or cratons is more unclear than ever.
    • Read through your data again, but this time begin to make marginal notes about significant remarks or observations.
  • 2

    (minor)
    (difference/improvement) mínimo
    (role/significance) menor
    to be marginal to sth
    • this is marginal to the debate esto está relacionado con el debate solo de manera tangencial
    • But for all the dramatic swings between the various parties, there are only marginal political differences between them.
    • Communities can also demand that PE be treated as more than a marginal school pursuit.
    • The conservatives condemned them as a threat to proper socialist control; the reformers saw them as of marginal importance and largely a waste of resources.
    • Such creative financing is letting even marginal buyers purchase houses with price tags that used to appeal only to the rich and famous.
    • The added hassle of tighter security plays only a marginal role in explaining lower business travel.
    • At low growth irradiance, light was the most important determinant of acclimation, while the effect of low nutrient supply was of only marginal importance.
    • Cairy listened and made mental notes of what even seemed to be marginal important information.
    • This could have been the basis of an interesting discussion of how marginal or central such songs were to Finland.
    • In the same way women are central - not marginal - to the process of reproduction.
    • Though the use of the horse as a draught animal was spreading, this was of marginal importance.
    • Privately, kin groups are important, but politically and economically, they play a marginal role.
    • Consequently, the ectopterygoids are pushed out of the way and become fairly marginal elements.
    • Such is the nature of American fencing that even at the nationals, marginal swashbucklers like me can end up dueling an Olympian.
    • Social network connections provide marginal members of the elite with the capacity to translate their interests into action.
    • Types of work which are now marginal were still important.
    • In The Dew Breaker each separate story is a fragment of another; a marginal character or incident in an episode becomes central to a later one.
    • UBS is even carving out a position in U.S. investment banking, where it was once a marginal player.
    • In 1914, the submarine was seen as a weapon of marginal importance.
    • He lambasted software companies for piling on marginal features in incessant upgrades that can downgrade user efficiency.
    • Given these numbers it is clear that clemency was marginal to the criminal justice system.
  • 3

    • 3.1(not very productive)

      (land/well) poco rentable
      • In some cases the provision grounds comprised marginal, unproductive land; in others the soil was ideal for food crops.
      • Let us assume a two-factor (land and labour) economy, in which a plot of marginal land yields no rent.
      • Africa is so vast and fertile that we don't need GM crops to increase yields or to enable us to use marginal land.
      • A poor man is driven on to marginal land; he is not suffered to live on good land at a low rent.
      • He notes that the northern grazing industry has usually been economically marginal, rarely very profitable.
      • Thus, the model indicated that marginal land could be put into the conservation reservation program or similar other programs.
      • For example, aluminum-tolerant crops could allow farmers in developing nations to plant on marginal lands.
      • Landowners can offer eligible cropland and marginal pastureland in these watersheds.
      • And that rent is still a differential relative to the output at marginal land.
      • But the crops promoted are often inappropriate, the lands used marginal and the returns diminishing.
      • GM can make crops more efficient, putting marginal land back to nature and reducing pesticide use.
      • Underneath that wide smile, he scares marginal McDonald's store operators with his frankness.
      • How do we begin to value the agriculture of these marginal lands so that it can compete in this unfair internal market?
      • The result of this is that any such marginal parcel of land will be sold at the market price determined by the opportunity cost of land.
      • Farmers originally received grants to plant forests on marginal farmland.
      • Majors couldn't be bothered with marginal fields and were willing to sell off production.

    • 3.2Finance Economics

      (cost) marginal
      marginal tax rate tasa impositiva marginal feminine
      • Utility accounting is notoriously arcane and based on aggregate, not marginal, costs.
      • Hyundai Motor India has announced a marginal price increase for all its cars across segments to reflect the incidence of Education Cess.
      • In the week ended June 19, first-time claims for jobless benefits recorded a marginal increase, at 351,000.
      • In the past the market mispriced oil due to distortions of low marginal production costs.
      • Increasing rates of reproduction will drop marginal production costs and, therefore, prices.
      • By the 1990s, the use of frequent flyer programmes had become more widespread and their revenue benefits marginal.
      • If he is rational, he will choose a price that maximizes his profit, the price that equates marginal cost with marginal revenue.
      • In each country, the long-run perfectly competitive equilibrium price equals marginal production cost plus the per unit tax.
      • In other words, we assume that the marginal and average costs of production remain equal and constant as output expands.
      • Economic theory would dictate use of marginal price, but average price is often the only price measure available.
      • Dramatic congestion relief can be obtained by applying short-run marginal social cost pricing to street networks.
      • The variable, total, marginal and average costs are calculated along with total revenue and profit or loss.
      • Thus short-run marginal costing rather than LRMC is the appropriate pricing strategy.
      • You have gone back to define market power, I thought, as the ability to charge above marginal prices.

    • 3.3British

      marginal constituency distrito electoral cuyo representante obtuvo el escaño por escasa mayoría
      • The ballot boxes may not open until 5 May, but the postal votes on which many of Labour's most marginal seats will be decided began dropping on to doormats last weekend.
      • He said he was determined to visit each of the party's key marginal seats at least once before the next election.
      • He now plans to vote Labour in the marginal seat of Battersea.
      • One returning officer in the marginal seat of Dorset South said hundreds of voters had rung up to cancel postal votes owing to fears of fraud.
      • A Tory spokesman claimed ministers had hoped to keep a lid on the crisis, in a region full of marginal seats, until after the election on May 5.
      • Once upon a time his own seat was quite marginal, and it was often touch and go on election night - him never knowing if he was going to stay in parliament or not.
      • In fact, there was little turnover of seats at general elections and the two main parties concentrated on the fifty or so marginal seats which decided the outcome of a general election.
      • Add to this the fact that many of their marginal seats are electing councillors, and this is a big test.
      • Catching these ‘missing voters’ could make a significant difference to the results of elections in marginal seats.
      • The closeness of voting in marginal seats in both state and federal elections demonstrates that our individual votes do matter.
      • Tories are setting up a war unit to target three marginal General Election seats in Bradford, it was revealed today.
      • It is true that the polls show very little movement either way, but there are plenty of marginal seats in Victoria and in a close election they cannot be ignored.
      • Conservative voters in marginal seats: Grit your teeth and vote Labour.
      • No longer would elections be decided in a small number of marginal seats - parties would be forced to campaign for every last vote, everywhere.
      • Nationally that figures has soared by 500 per cent in marginal seats in the election.
      • By spending time in the places with marginal seats, he aims to find out what the voters really want and what the towns and surrounding areas really need.
      • Leeds North West, which encompasses Otley, has been targeted by the Liberal Democrats and Tories as a key marginal seat in their election campaigns.
      • It was only restarted after Labour realised it was in a marginal seat and could be a vote-winner in the next election.
      • The final result of the general election was declared yesterday as Labour clung on to the marginal seat of Harlow by just 97 votes.
      • Labour, having survived this year's election, has been left with a heavy crop of marginal seats to defend.


There are 2 main translations of marginal in Spanish

: marginal1marginal2

marginal2

noun

British

  • 1

    escaño obtenido por escasa mayoría
    • Cook kept faith with voting reform, maintaining the present system depresses turnout and contributes to ‘lack of colour’ as parties compete for the swing voter in key marginals.
    • It was aimed squarely at the cluster of key provincial and regional marginals that will decide the election.
    • While a higher top rate would win back Labour waverers on the left, the fear among the party's strategists is that it would risk losing swing voters in the key marginals, and that the net effect could be negative.
    • Bristol West is one of the closest fought marginals in the country, and a rarity in that all three parties are within striking distance of victory.
    • Some of the biggest swings against Labor were in its safe seats, not the marginals.
    • ‘All these polls indicate is that there will be a dogfight for the last seat in all key marginals and the vote will be so tight it is hard for anyone to call it,’ the Fine Gael spokesman said.
    • Both leaders were in Adelaide today - a state where the seats are marginals, the voters are fickle and the Democrats are strong.
    • And two-party preferred says nothing about the rural and regional marginals… where elections are won and lost now.
    • Lib Dem strategists said their vote had risen in the target marginals by 15 percentage points since the start of the election, even if the national poll rating had only crept up.
    • The Labour MP was defending an already tight 2,138 majority in a seat targeted as a key marginal by Tory chiefs.
    • In the marginals the battle was much closer than the national polls suggested.
    • It is because these two characters are males from the right that the Machine has tied itself in such knots trying to balance the factions and the sexes in the Liberal-held marginals.
    • Not all the government marginals are in Victoria.
    • Some are willing to vote against Labour even in seats where a Tory can win - the majority of Labour's marginals.
    • But it wasn't just in the regions and the marginals that a different election was going on.
    • Senior Labour sources said that their own polling in 107 key marginals showed that the Tories would win the election if one in 10 Labour voters switched to another party or did not vote.
    • The Coalition just needs to frustrate the ALP; the more likely gains for Labor are marginals with retiring members.
    • But there is growing evidence that all three parties are seeking to maximise their postal vote in key marginals, where applications for such votes have risen by 200% or more.
    • The current pendulum's marginals will produce a mixed result.
    • If people want to bring down the Howard Government, they need to help Labor do it in the marginals and then run a guerrilla style campaign in the safe seats that would do the Viet Cong proud.