Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a notional manner; in mental apprehension; in conception; hence, not in reality.
- adv. In a notional manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In mental apprehension; in conception; not in reality.
“One is about the idea of a so-called notionally defined contribution (NDC) system that could replace the present pay-as-you-go pension system.”
“United was "notionally" considering one or two other markets for p.s. service, but has scrapped that idea during the current oil-price crisis, Mr. Tague said.”
“notionally" valued at $500 to $750 trillion menaced the world - and especially the U.S. - economy.”
“Look at the big, notionally private British banks now owned by the British state.”
“So: the average such thrillertakes a handsome young virile protagonist, and a heroine notionally attractive according to the very limited logics of 'supermodels', and puts them through the paces ofa reassuringly familiar plot: set-up, small fight, increasing peril, climactic big conflagration.”
“Being attractive and likeable can be the small, notionally "irrelevant" factor that helps to tip the balance in our favor.”
“Several reporters notionally formulated questions they might later decide to pose to campaign officials in the hope of determining whether the president had intimated an accusation he did not want to make explicit.”
“The point is that the 300 billion, while notionally large, has been broken up into so many very small units, and spent in so many different places that no one business is going to feel sufficient demand, to hire.”
“Cox is pretty much full of songs: he has a side-project called Atlas Sound, has so far run to five LPs of Deerhunter's notionally psychedelic indie, and has enough in reserve as he proved in 2008 when a proposed release leaked online to be able to release still more material.”
“It is "mindful of regulatory arbitrage possibilities at the boundary", which translates into English as an acknowledgment that financial professionals who make a handsome living from wriggling around rules and taxes will soon enough find the means to connect notionally separate divisions.”
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