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Although most Americans apparently loathe inflation, Yale economists have argued that a little inflation may be necessary to grease the wheels of the labor market and enable efficiency-enhancing changes in relative pay to occur without requiring nominal wage cuts by workers.
Janet Yellen

Meaning of "nominal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NOMINAL

From Latin nōminālis of a name, from nōmen name.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NOMINAL

nominal  [ˈnɒmɪnəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NOMINAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nominal can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NOMINAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nominal

Nominal may refer to: ▪ Nominal, one of the parts of speech ▪ Noun phrase or nominal phrase ▪ the adjectival form of "noun", as in "nominal agreement"...

Definition of nominal in the English dictionary

The first definition of nominal in the dictionary is in name only; theoretical. Other definition of nominal is minimal in comparison with real worth or what is expected; token. Nominal is also of, relating to, constituting, bearing, or giving a name.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NOMINAL


abdominal
æbˈdɒmɪnəl
adnominal
ədˈnɒmɪnəl
binominal
baɪˈnɒmɪnəl
cognominal
kɒɡˈnɒmɪnəl
criminal
ˈkrɪmɪnəl
germinal
ˈdʒɜːmɪnəl
luminal
ˈluːmɪnəl
multinominal
ˌmʌltɪˈnɒmɪnəl
phenomenal
fɪˈnɒmɪnəl
praenominal
priːˈnɒmɪnəl
prenominal
priːˈnɒmɪnəl
prolegomenal
ˌprəʊleˈɡɒmɪnəl
pronominal
prəʊˈnɒmɪnəl
ruminal
ˈruːmɪnəl
seminal
ˈsɛmɪnəl
subabdominal
ˌsʌbæbˈdɒmɪnəl
subliminal
sʌbˈlɪmɪnəl
surnominal
sɜːˈnɒmɪnəl
terminal
ˈtɜːmɪnəl
trigeminal
traɪˈdʒɛmɪnəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NOMINAL

nomina
nominable
nominal aphasia
nominal scale
nominal value
nominal wages
nominalism
nominalist
nominalistic
nominalization
nominalize
nominally
nominate
nominately
nomination
nomination paper
nominatival
nominative
nominatively
nominator

WORDS THAT END LIKE NOMINAL

air terminal
career criminal
computer terminal
container terminal
cybercriminal
dumb terminal
ferry terminal
final
foraminal
freight terminal
geminal
multiterminal
noncriminal
nonterminal
oil terminal
petty criminal
point-of-sale terminal
subterminal
superluminal
visual display terminal
war criminal

Synonyms and antonyms of nominal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NOMINAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «nominal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of nominal

Translation of «nominal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NOMINAL

Find out the translation of nominal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nominal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nominal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

象征性的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nominal
570 millions of speakers

English

nominal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नाममात्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاسمية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

номинальная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nominal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

nominable
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nominal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Boleh dicalonkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nominell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

名ばかりの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

명목상의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nominasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hư danh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

nominable
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नामांकित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nominable
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nominale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nominalna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

номінальна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nominal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ονομαστικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nominale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nominell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nominell
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nominal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NOMINAL»

The term «nominal» is very widely used and occupies the 12.997 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NOMINAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nominal

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6 QUOTES WITH «NOMINAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nominal.
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Piers Anthony
I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com.
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Frederica Mathewes-Green
I was raised in a nominal Roman Catholic home, but without any really strong faith there.
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William Vickrey
Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief.
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William Vickrey
The nominal budget is a poor indicator of the impact of government outlays and revenues.
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Lawrence Wright
I don't hold America responsible for the largely oppressive governments in the 22 Arab countries. There are repressive Arab governments that are our allies and there are those that are our nominal enemies. It doesn't make a whole lot of difference to what extent we're involved in propping up those governments.
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Janet Yellen
Although most Americans apparently loathe inflation, Yale economists have argued that a little inflation may be necessary to grease the wheels of the labor market and enable efficiency-enhancing changes in relative pay to occur without requiring nominal wage cuts by workers.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NOMINAL»

Discover the use of nominal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nominal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nominal Phrases from a Scandinavian Perspective
This monograph presents a new model of the internal syntax of nominal phrases.
Marit Julien, 2005
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Explorations in Nominal Inflection
Explorations in Nominal Inflection is a collection of new articles that focus on nominal inflection markers in different languages.
Gereon Müller, Lutz Gunkel, Gisela Zifonun, 2004
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Systems of Nominal Classification
A major linguistic study of nominal classification systems across a variety of languages, first published in 2000.
Gunter Senft, 2000
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Essays on Nominal Determination: From Morphology to ...
This volume brings together scholars of diverse theoretical persuasions who all share an interest in capturing the role that nominal determination and reference assignment play in the complicated interplay between thought, language and ...
Henrik Høeg Müller, Alex Klinge, 2008
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Nominal Determination: Typology, Context Constraints, and ...
The following theoretical-empirical points on the DP are discussed: Article and its referential-anaphoric properties by Abraham (Determiners in Centering Theory); Bartra (On bare NPs in Old Spanish and Catalan); identification of all ...
Elisabeth Stark, Elisabeth Leiss, Werner Abraham, 2007
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A Unified Theory of Verbal and Nominal Projections
Ogawa, however, argues that clauses and noun phrases are perfectly parallel. This book provides a unified theory of clauses and noun phrases, ultimately helping to simplify numerous thorny issues in the syntax/morphology interface.
Yoshiki Ogawa, 2001
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Nominal Classification in Aboriginal Australia
This volume aims to extend both the range of analyses and the database on nominal classification systems.
Mark Harvey, Nicholas Reid, 1997
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Demonstratives and Definite Articles as Nominal Auxiliaries
Demonstrating that determiners are complex elements, it is proposed that languages vary with regard to when and what part of the determiner they move. This provides a novel account of the variation in the Scandinavian noun phrase.
Dorian Roehrs, 2009
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Development of Nominal Inflection in First Language ...
Some issues addressed are mean size of paradigms, percentage of base forms, and productivity. One of the main findings is that the typological characteristics of the language acquired influence the process of inflectional development.
Ursula Stephany, M. D. Voeĭkova, 2009
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Nominal Exchange Rates and Nominal Interest Rate Differentials
Francisco Nadal-De Simone, Weshah Razzak. components of the real exchange rate series that have frequencies longer than 96 months (this definition follows Baxter' s, 1994). We extended the sample back to January 1975 to gain ...
Francisco Nadal-De Simone, Weshah Razzak, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NOMINAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nominal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Surgical sector registers nominal growth amid multiple challenges
KARACHI: The Surgical Instrument Manufacturers Association (SIMA) members said although the exports of surgical and medical equipments ... «Daily Times, Jul 15»
2
TORM publishes Listing Prospectus
The Company's share capital has a nominal value of DKK 957,543,745.56 divided into 95,754,374,554 A Shares, one B Share and one C ... «GlobeNewswire, Jul 15»
3
Death, baggage claims on Railways won't be an endless journey
The government has taken initiatives to provide social security cover for nominal amount under various schemes. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
4
BRIEF-Beni Stabili buys back 99.51 pct of its bonds with reverse …
Bonds nominal value is 100,000 euros ($109,780) each for total nominal value of 200 million euros, maturity is 5 years and 181 days and ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
5
Ukraine Needs a Moratorium
A comprehensive restructuring, including a 40 percent haircut to the nominal value of the debt, was seen as needed to reduce debt to a ... «Council on Foreign Relations, Jul 15»
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The Entrepreneurs Journey - A Field Update From Hipcamp
While this has been a nominal victory for Hipcamp it also has felt like a distraction from the more immediate company mission to, “Get more ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
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State and local pension funding improved in 2014
While most plans assume portfolio returns of 7.6 percent nominal ... Goldman Sachs, and GMO – project nominal returns for a balanced ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
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Nominal” Soyuz launch sends Expedition 44 crew of three to …
The ride to orbit lasted about nine minutes. In aerospace jargon, it was a nominal launch: all the important stuff worked as planned. The Soyuz ... «Boing Boing, Jul 15»
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Existing-Home Prices Hit Nominal Record: $236400
Prices of existing homes sold in the U.S. vaulted to a record high in June, topping the mark set in 2006, as sales increased at their strongest ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
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MechWarrior Online Global Server Expansion: All Systems Nominal
Strassbourg, France – Piranha Games announced that the global server expansion for the popular online game, MechWarrior Online is complete with servers ... «Develop, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Nominal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nominal>. May 2020 ».
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