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de minimis adj
[New Latin, concerning trifles]
: lacking significance or importance
: so minor as to be disregarded compare substantial NOTE: An action may be dismissed if the claim or cause is considered de minimis.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.