Definition Margin

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Definition

a (paper) margin: a (paper) edge, border, side
noun
You need to make the margins smaller on this document, so that more text will fit onto one page.

a (profit) margin: a (profit) ratio, difference; the difference between the money spent and the money made
noun
If we move production to India, we can increase our profit margins as we won't have to pay so much money in wages or materials.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Now children, don't write notes in the margin of your book.
US: Our profit margins could be better.

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