a person who participates only slightly in the life of two cultural groups without feeling identified with either group.
[mahr-juh-nl] /ˈmɑr dʒə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to a margin. 2. situated on the border or edge. 3. at the outer or lower limits; minimal for requirements; almost insufficient: marginal subsistence; marginal ability. 4. written or printed in the margin of a page: a marginal note. 5. Sociology. marked by contact with disparate cultures, and […]
- Marginal note
noun See side note
- Marginal probability
noun 1. (statistics) (in a multivariate distribution) the probability of one variable taking a specific value irrespective of the values of the others
- Marginal rate
noun in progressive tax, the increasing tax rate paid on income as it rises; tax rates levied on different levels of income