Definition of 'nominal'
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More daring still would be to throw out the inflation target altogether and replace it with a nominal growth target. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It ought not to be news when a nominal price index reaches a new peak; it's what ought to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Explain the difference between real income and nominal income. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)How about they charge cyclists a nominal road tax fee which could go towards pothole repairs? The Sun (2013)Other prices and nominal income are held constant. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Many churches make audio or video recordings of their services available for a nominal charge. Christianity Today (2000)Hence nominal earnings growth and real earnings growth have been almost the same. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The hundreds of objects are worth far more than the nominal sum paid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is perfectly possible to have real price deflation with nominal prices rising. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some countries charge a nominal fee for visas that can be bought for cash when you enter the country. The Sun (2011)We could target nominal economic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)First, inflation increases the nominal value of work in process and finished inventory. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)You will be charged a nominal 155 fee for administration costs in delivering this letter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some British cyclists say they would be willing to pay a nominal sum to maintain cycle facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It can flood the with cash, driving up inflation the nominal value of the underlying bank loans. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A similar distinction can be made between nominal returns and real returns. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)As such he was the nominal head of the Vietnamese military and responsible for choosing the Cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many are at or close to all-time highs, in nominal and real terms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Return parking to the railway and make it free, or a nominal amount to cover costs and free at weekends as it usually used to be. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The way a devaluation works is to cut real wages (by raising import prices) while keeping nominal wages constant. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When it became apparent that they were missing, I asked for a nominal amount of money in compensation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'nominal'
British English: nominal ADJECTIVE
You use nominal to indicate that someone or something is supposed to have a particular identity or status, but in reality does not have it.
As he was still not allowed to run a company, his wife became its nominal head.
Definition of nominal from the Collins English Dictionary
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