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    nominal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nominal

    (noun) a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb Definition
    (adj) relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    Example Sentence
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls
    (adj) insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
    Synonyms : token , tokenish
    Example Sentence
    • the fee was nominal
    • a token gesture of resistance
    • a toknenish gesture
    (adj) pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun
    Example Sentence
    • nominal phrase
    • noun phrase
    (adj) of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation
    Example Sentence
    • the nominal GDP
    • nominal interest rates
    (adj) named; bearing the name of a specific person
    Synonyms : nominative
    Example Sentence
    • nominative shares of stock
    (adj) existing in name only
    Synonyms : titular
    Example Sentence
    • the nominal (or titular) head of his party
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nominal

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nom+i+nal--- NOM(name) NAL(null)--- name is null; i.e., existing in name only

Think of Nominal case in grammar.

nominal=no+minimum+leader-> nominate with the name

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