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1insignificantedesdeñablea sum by no means negligible — una suma nada desdeñable
- Even more foolishly, I assumed that the cost of keeping track of guns would be negligible.
- Except for the negligible cost of printing the money, the central bank incurs no other cost in producing it.
- A spokesman for the county council said only one sign was to be moved at a negligible cost.
- Yet, against that self-image stands a record of slight, even negligible achievement.
- Telephone networks are digital, and the marginal cost of providing a call is negligible.
- I chose not to point out the negligible cost of such an economic crime to them, but continued to grovel for clemency.
- Any help or assistance is sufficient provided it is not so insignificant as to be negligible.
- The Licence Committee's view is that this could not be considered negligible.
- The start-up costs of digital are much greater than film, but the incremental costs are negligible.
- A modest or negligible rise in labor costs will not have a major effect on inflation, he said.
- Some consider this of negligible importance, but sound evidence exists to the contrary.
- I can give total online operations, and the cost of migration will be negligible.
- This is common sense really, but I have no doubt that the chances of it being adopted are negligible due to cost.
- Instead, it allocates a negligible amount for the maintenance and upkeep of the zoos.
- Any error introduced while measuring the width of strips a d is considered negligible.
- Eventually the government award was appealed and reduced to a negligible amount.
- Publishing on the web costs a lot less than publishing on paper, although its costs are not negligible.
- The proposed route would divert a negligible amount of traffic from the city.
- After a negligible amount of sleep, it was up at eight on the Saturday, for a long day of activities.
- The amount of crime reported to us is negligible, although for anyone who suffers it's one crime too many.
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