negligibly

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negligible +‎ -ly

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  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛɡlɪdʒɪbli/, /ˈnɛɡlədʒəbli/
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negligibly (not comparable)

  1. To a degree that is negligible; so small or slight that it may be ignored.
    • 1920Albert Einstein, Relativity: The Special and General Theory
      Thus if the spherical surface beings are living on a planet of which the solar system occupies only a negligibly small part of the spherical universe, they have no means of determining whether they are living in a finite or in an infinite universe.

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