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The sheep are of negligible economic value, yet hill farmers are subsidised to manage the land in a manner that's damaging and expensive when things go wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The big international explorers took up a negligible amount. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The others have only had a negligible impact. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The answer is that the impact is negligible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some studies have found that the impact is negligible. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The landfill tax was introduced in 1996 but was a negligible amount. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The cost is huge, the effect negligible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In fact, it seems that their effect is negligible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But for men, marital loss has a negligible effect on the risk of heart disease. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Across the world, the researchers found that weak solar activity would have a negligible effect on temperatures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A time bomb containing a small but by no means negligible amount of cold takeaway coffee. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The requirement to be of negligible value is usually satisfied by the company going into administration or liquidation with no prospect of a return to shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The charge would have hit thousands of families with larger cars, although it was expected to have a negligible impact on the amount of carbon dioxide released. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Money has been spent on the area, including investment in schools and housing, but the visible effect is negligible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The additional investment means extra capacity, so faster growth does not add to inflationary pressures; the inflation impact is negligible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The risk is absolutely negligible, though convincing people of that is difficult because H5N1 has now acquired a rather mythological status. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'negligible'
British English: negligible ADJECTIVE
An amount or effect that is negligible is so small that it is not worth considering or worrying about.
The pay that the soldiers received was negligible.
Definition of negligible from the Collins English Dictionary
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