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Definitions of notional:
  • adjective:   having descriptive value as distinguished from syntactic category
    Example: "Sex is a notional category"
  • adjective:   not based on fact or investigation
    Example: "A notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"
  • adjective:   indulging in or influenced by fancy
    Example: "All the notional vagaries of childhood"
  • adjective:   being (or being of the nature of) a notion or concept
    Example: "To improve notional comprehension"
  • adjective:   not based on fact; dubious
    Example: "To create a notional world for oneself"

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