- adj. 名义上的；象征性的；名词性的
- n. 名词词组
- 名义上的,有名无实的 in name or form but not in reality
- (金额)很少的,象征性的 (of an account of money) very small; negligible
a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name;
"the Russian system of nominal brevity"
"a nominal lists of priests"
"taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls"
insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal);
"the fee was nominal"
"a token gesture of resistance"
"a toknenish gesture"
pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun;
of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation;
"the nominal GDP"
"nominal interest rates"
named; bearing the name of a specific person;
"nominative shares of stock"
existing in name only;
"the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
- He is only the nominal head of the country.
- He remained in nominal control of the business for another ten years.
- She charged only a nominal fee for her work.
- Such a nominal phrase mainly acts as the subject or object in a sentence.
- The king was only the nominal head of the state.
- The settler got the house at a nominal price.
- The charge of the box lunch was nominal.
The challenges were couched in the most ruthless terms. This was to be no mere nominal satisfaction of honour.出自： A. G. Gardiner
A ghost is employed because the nominal author has no concept of how a book should be made.出自： A. Massie
In the laboratory he was paid only a nominal sum.出自： N. Symington