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Definition of Margin


  1. A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake.
  2. Specifically: The part of a page at the edge left uncovered in writing or printing.
  3. The difference between the cost and the selling price of an article.
  4. Something allowed, or reserved, for that which can not be foreseen or known with certainty.
  5. Collateral security deposited with a broker to secure him from loss on contracts entered into by him on behalf of his principial, as in the speculative buying and selling of stocks, wheat, etc.
  6. To furnish with a margin.
  7. To enter in the margin of a page.
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Margin Translations

margin in Dutch is kant, marge, rand
margin in French is marge
margin in German is begrenzen, Begrenzung, Gewinnmarge
margin in Italian is lembo
margin in Portuguese is margem
margin in Spanish is margen
margin in Swedish is marginal