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English definition of “marked”

marked

adjective    /mɑrkt/
obvious or noticeable : There was a marked improvement in my health when I started exercising . markedly    /ˈmɑr·kɪd·li/ adverb Eyewitness accounts differed markedly from police reports of the incident .
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