allow a margin

allow a margin
index discount (reduce)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • margin — /mahr jin/, n. 1. the space around the printed or written matter on a page. 2. an amount allowed or available beyond what is actually necessary: to allow a margin for error. 3. a limit in condition, capacity, etc., beyond or below which something …   Universalium

  • Margin of appreciation — is a concept the European Court of Human Rights has developed when considering whether a member state of the European Convention on Human Rights has breached the convention. The margin of appreciation doctrine allows the court to take into effect …   Wikipedia

  • margin — noun 1 empty space at the side of a page in a book, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ generous, wide ▪ Leave a generous margin on the left. ▪ narrow ▪ left, right …   Collocations dictionary

  • margin — mar|gin W3S3 [ˈma:dʒın US ˈma:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: margo border ] 1.) the empty space at the side of a page ▪ Someone had scribbled a note in the margin . ▪ Use double spacing and wide margins to leave room for comments. 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • margin of error — noun the margin required in order to insure safety in engineering the margin of safety is the strength of the material minus the anticipated stress • Syn: ↑margin of safety, ↑safety margin • Hypernyms: ↑margin, ↑index * * * margin of error …   Useful english dictionary

  • allow — verb Allow is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑approach, ↑authority, ↑bill, ↑circumstance, ↑constitution, ↑deal, ↑design, ↑facility, ↑feature, ↑judge, ↑law, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • margin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. edge, border, rim, brink, verge, limit; leeway. See space, freedom. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. border, edge, perimeter; see boundary , edge 1 , rim . See Synonym Study at rim . III (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students

  • Passive margin — A passive margin is the transition between oceanic and continental crust which is not an active plate margin. It is constructed by sedimentation above an ancient rift, now marked by transitional crust. Continental rifting creates new ocean basins …   Wikipedia

  • maintenance margin — The minimum level at which the equity in a futures account must be maintained. If the equity in an account falls below this level, a margin call will be issued, and funds must be added to bring the account back to the initial margin level. The… …   Financial and business terms

  • Water Margin Online — Infobox VG title = Water Margin Online developer = OPUS Co., Ltd. publisher = My CNX Co., Ltd. distributor = designer = engine = version = released = genre = MMORPG modes = Multiplayer ratings = platforms = Windows media = Download/CD… …   Wikipedia

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