- (usually before a noun) The nominal price, rate, or wage is the one before adjustments to reflect the true value.
- Antonym: real
- GDP grew at a nominal rate of 3.4%, or 1.4% after adjusting for inflation.
- (usually before a noun) A nominal position, change, etc. is one in name only, without reflection what actually happens.
- They gained nominal independence from Britain in 1941, but Britain continued to exercise a good deal of control for years.
- (usually before a noun) A nominal sum, fee, charge, gift, etc. is a small one compared to the true value.
- He lives with his parents who only charge him a nominal rent.
- (usually before a noun) (linguistics) A nominal form, position, phrase, etc. is related to nouns.
- The nominal form of the word is aki.
- (linguistics) A nominal is a noun or phrase that functions as head of a noun phrase.
- This sentence contains two nominals.
- (linguistics) A nominal is a word or phrase that shares features with nouns.