Margin - REF

Margin (noun):Meaning: The border, edge, or space along the sides of a page or area; the difference between the cost price and selling price of a product; a small amount or degree by which something is won or lost.

Examples:

  1. She wrote notes in the margin of her textbook to highlight important points.
  2. The company's profit margin increased due to cost-cutting measures.
  3. The team won the game by a narrow margin of two points.

Synonyms: Border, edge, boundary, perimeter, space.

Antonyms: Center, core, middle, center, heart.

Collocations:

  1. Narrow margin: The competition was close, with only a narrow margin separating the winners.
  2. Profit margin: The business focused on increasing its profit margin through efficient operations.
  3. Margin of error: The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 3%.

Idioms:

  1. Leave no margin for error: He planned meticulously to leave no margin for error.
  2. Margin of safety: The engineer designed the bridge with a significant margin of safety.
  3. Cut it fine: She managed to finish the project on time, but she really cut it fine.

Expressions:

  1. Margin of victory: The athlete won with a substantial margin of victory.
  2. Margin of defeat: The team suffered a humiliating margin of defeat.
  3. Comfortable margin: They won the election with a comfortable margin of votes.

Phrases:

  1. Margin for improvement: There is always a margin for improvement in any process.
  2. Margin of profit: The company's success depends on maintaining a healthy margin of profit.
  3. Wafer-thin margin: The decision was made by a wafer-thin margin of votes.

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