de minimis

Definition of "de minimis"
  1. Something trivial or too insignificant for the law to consider
How to use "de minimis" in a sentence
  1. The error in the contract was deemed de minimis, thus did not impact its validity.
  2. The judge dismissed the plaintiff's argument as de minimis and ignored it.
  3. Because the damage was considered de minimis, no compensation was awarded.

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