Definition of Marginality

1. Noun. The property of being marginal or on the fringes.

Generic synonyms: Position, Spatial Relation
Antonyms: Centrality
Derivative terms: Marginal



Definition of Marginality

1. Noun. The state of being marginal ¹

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Definition of Marginality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marginality

marginal utility
marginal wood fern
marginal zone
marginalia
marginalisable
marginalisation
marginalise
marginalised
marginalises
marginalising
marginalism
marginalisms
marginalist
marginalists
marginalities
marginality (current term)
marginalizable
marginalization
marginalizations
marginalize
marginalized
marginalizes
marginalizing
marginally
marginals
marginate
marginated
marginates
marginating
margination

Literary usage of Marginality

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1. Urbanisation in SA Volume 1: Dynamics: South Africa's Challenge by Derik Gelderblom, Pieter Kok (1994)
"The marginality concept is also a spatial metaphor and is another example of how spatial and social connotations can be mixed. People can be marginal to the ..."

2. Priorities for Forestry and Agroforestry Policy Research: Report on an by H. M. Gregersen, Peter Oram, John Spears (1992)
"marginality, like other mountain characteristics, has both biophysical and ... In terms of the scope for sustaining resource use, marginality shares most of ..."

3. State of the Nation: South Africa 2004-2005 by John Daniel, Roger Southall, Jessica Lutchman (2005)
"... of marginality in a white dominant learning environment. Several studies about the dynamics of race have pointed to similar experiences of marginality. ..."

4. Palestinian Refugees: Challenges of Repatriation and Development by Rex Brynen (2007)
"Some of them felt the double marginality: the marginality of a minority in a racist Israeli society and marginality with the Palestinian Jerusalemites who ..."

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